Informational (nonfiction), 599 words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile 620L
Multilevel Book also available in level J
Within the vast ocean, there exist many fascinating creatures. Ocean Animals provides students with an entertaining and detailed glimpse into this ocean community. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine the main idea and supporting details and to effectively ask and answer questions. The books and lesson are available for levels J and P.
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Kurzweil 3000 Format
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Literature Circle Resources
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions
Main Idea and Details : Determine main idea and supporting details
Consonant Digraphs : Identify consonant sh digraph
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class