Informational (nonfiction), 931 words, Level Q (Grade 3), Lexile 950L
From its rich history to its huge economy, no country in the world is quite like China. In this book, students will learn about Lunar New Year, silk moths, giant pandas, Mandarin characters, and more. Photographs enhance the text about this amazing country.
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Literature Circle Resources
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand informational text
Main Idea and Details : Identify a main idea and details for each section
Grammar and Mechanics
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives : Recognize what is being described when comparative and superlative adjectives are used and be able to use them
Concept Words : Understand and write a variety of number words from text
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class