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Adventure (fiction), 401 words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile 530L
Leap! A Salmon's Story is a fictional tale about a salmon who has a very special, if not popular, talent. When she and her fellow salmon begin their long and tiring journey upstream to lay their eggs, the salmon's special ability helps save the fish from a hungry bear. As a result, the salmon are able to return home to spawn. The salmon life cycle is emphasized. Charming illustrations support the text.
Use the reading strategy of visualizing to understand text
Sequence Events : Understand sequencing through the life cycle of a salmon
Silent Letters : Identify words with silent letters
Grammar and Mechanics
Pronouns : Recognize and use pronouns
Compound Words : Identify and form compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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