May / June 2022

The Grand Canyon: Nonfiction and Fiction

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Academic Standards

 

Reading Objective:

Children will compare the true story of how the Grand Canyon was formed with a fictional story about how it was formed.

 

Science Focus:

landforms

 

Literacy Focus:

fiction and nonfiction

 

ELA Skills:

key details, vocabulary, writing, use visuals

 

Page 4 Skill:

nonfiction text

 

Vocabulary:

layers, canyon, tall tale, lumberjack

 

CCSS:

RI.2.1, RI.2.4, RI.2.7, RI.2.10, SL.2.3, L.2.3,

 

Guided Reading Level:

M

 

Lexile level:

530L