Informational (nonfiction), 600 words, Level L (Grade 2), Lexile 580L
Crocs and Gators teaches students about the four types of crocodilians-their physical characteristics, habitats, and eating habits. The book also discusses why some crocodilians are becoming endangered and what is being done to save them.
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Guided Reading Lesson
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Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Distinguish fact and opinion
Identify vowel digraph ea
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use plural nouns
Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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