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Informational (nonfiction), 1,785 words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1040L
Multilevel Book also available in levels X and Z2
Phytoplankton, the most universally eaten organism in the sea, takes readers through the various ocean layers. The Amazing Undersea Food Web reveals how ocean organisms are linked through the intricate food web. The book can also be used to teach students how to distinguish fact or opinion and the proper use of commas in a series. The books and lesson are available for levels X and Z2.
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Ask and answer questions while reading
Fact or Opinion : Determine whether a detail is a fact or opinion
Grammar and Mechanics
Commas : Recognize and use commas in a series
Synonyms and Antonyms : Identify and use synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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