Informational (nonfiction), 1,435 words, Level X (Grade 5), Lexile 1040
The Internet has revolutionized the way the world operates. From online shopping to instantaneous communication, the Internet has changed the way we access knowledge and exchange information. The Internet introduces students to the history of the Internet, explores the way it has evolved over time, and asks students to contemplate its many effects on the world. The book can also be used to teach students how to discern the author's point of view and to effectively summarize.
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Literature Circle Resources
Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Author's Point of View : Determine the authorís point of view
Grammar and Mechanics
Irregular Verbs : Identify and use irregular verbs
Synonyms : Identify and use synonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class