Informational (nonfiction), 701 words, Level O (Grade 2), Lexile 800L
Do you like to eat popcorn at the movies? Believe it or not, popcorn has a long history that goes back thousands of years to Mexico, where corn was first grown for food. Popcorn Through the Ages introduces students to the story of popcorn from the ancient Americas through the Great Depression and beyond. The book can also be used to teach students how to retell and sequence events.
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Leveled Book Lesson
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Retell to understand text
Identify consonant th digraph
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use commas after introductory words
Identify and use suffix -ing
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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