Biography (nonfiction), 310 words, Level I (Grade 1), Lexile 530L
Jane Goodall is the fascinating biography of a woman who devoted her life to studying and helping the chimpanzees of the Gombe Forest. This book gives students an introduction to her study of chimpanzee communities and her work to save and protect the forests that are their natural habitat. Detailed photographs of Goodall throughout her life enhance the text.
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of visualizing to understand text
Author's Purpose : Identify author's purpose
Long Vowels : Discriminate medial long vowel /e/ sound
Grammar and Mechanics
Past-Tense Verbs : Recognize and use regular past-tense verbs
High-Frequency Words : Recognize and use high-frequency words as, she, with
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class