Informational (nonfiction), 1,270 words, Level V (Grade 4), Lexile 990L
John Muir is an important figure in United States history, well known for his involvement in environmental conservation. He is considered one of the founders of the conservation movement, as evidenced by his passion for protecting natural areas for generations to come. John Muir introduces students to the impactful life of a man whose work forever changed the landscape of the United States. The book can also be used to teach students how to discern the author's point of view and effectively summarize. The book and lesson are also available
for levels S and Y.
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Standard Graphic Book
Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Author's Point of View : Determine the author's point of view
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Identify and use proper nouns that identify places and addresses
Synonyms : Identify and use synonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class