Informational (nonfiction), 1,900 words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1050L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Z and Z2
Genetics at Work explores the role that genetics plays in our growing world. The field of genetics is an ever-changing and rapidly expanding branch of science. From farming to crime fighting and disease prevention, genetics is shaping our future. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about these advancements while practicing the skills of summarizing and identifying main ideas and supporting details. The book and lesson are also available for levels Z and Z2.
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Leveled Book Lesson
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Summarize sections of a nonfiction book while reading
Find main ideas and supporting details in text
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use adverbs
Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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