L'envoi de messages
Informational (nonfiction), 528 words, Level L (Grade 2), Lexile 660L
Sending Messages tells readers about the evolution of communication. The types of messages have changed drastically over time, beginning with drumming and smoke signals. Communication is still improving today, with great distances being covered in an instant. The book tells about the early stages of written mail and telegraphs, telephones and walkie-talkies, as well as today's use of cell phones and email. Illustrations support the text.
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developed, instant, invention, language, message, signals
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Sequence Events : Sequence events
Vowel Digraphs : Identify vowel digraph ai
Grammar and Mechanics
Irregular Verbs : Recognize irregular past tense verbs in the text
Compound Words : Identify and form compound words
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