What are the characteristics of different animals? How do they move or behave?
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Lesson Seed 12 - Day 19
Writing – An Opinion
Essential Question: How do animals move or behave? How are animals different and alike?
"Finale" by Jack Prelutsky from The Carnival of the Animals
Text Complexity: This is the final playful verse from The Carnival of the Animals.
Quantitatively, the Lexile levels of poetry cannot be measured. However, this collection of verses is marketed for children Kindergarten through Grade 3.
Qualitatively, this humorous verse presents catchy language and clever illustrations that will engage students intellectually.
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other media for this unit. See "Sources for Accessible Media" for suggestions. See Maryland Learning Links: http://marylandlearninglinks.org.
I like the _____________________________.
Assess students' understanding of the chosen animals textual evidence through their drawings.
Speaking & Listening