September 2022

Elephant Friends

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Skill-Building Sheets

Academic Standards

 

Reading Objective:

Children will compare and contrast how elephants and people build communities.

 

Science Focus:

animal behavior

 

SEL Focus:

social awareness/responsible decision making

 

ELA Skills:

key details, vocabulary, text evidence, writing, compare/contrast

 

Page 4 Skill:

read a diagram

 

Vocabulary:

community, wrestle, comfort, communicate

 

CCSS:

RI.2.1 key details; RI.2.2 identify the main topic; RI.2.3 make connections; RI.2.4 determine meanings of words; RI.2.5 use text features; RI.2.8 support author’s points; RI.2.10 read informational texts; SL.2.1 collaborative conversations; SL.2.3 ask and answer questions; W.2.2 expository writing

 

Guided Reading Level:

J

 

Lexile level:

460L