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Elephant Trunks
By Tracy Kompelien

Elephant Trunks

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Elephant Trunks by Tracy Kompelien

Book Description

This series exposes fluent readers to a variety of genre and text structures to learn to compare and contrast nonfiction and fiction in two parts. The first part is a unique side-by-side format that provides the opportunity to develop multiple reading comprehension strategies and increase fluency.- Innovative mix of nonfiction and fiction- Variety of longer, complex sentences- Full range of punctuation- Variety of text layouts and print styles- Full-color Photographs- Full-color Illustrations- Fact or Fiction Quiz- Fact or Fiction Speed Read sectionsThe second part of the book includes three sections: a fun FACT or FICTION Quiz that helps reinforce what is real and not real; FACT and FICTION Speed Read pages which contain text-only versions of each story along with useful word count rulers for fluency practice and assessment; and a Glossary of higher-level vocabulary and concepts.- Multiple lines of text- Challenging vocabulary- Meet state and federal funding criteria- Correlate with national K-3 language arts standardsGuide includes: - Think-Aloud model for comprehension strategy instruction- Activities for before, during, and after reading the books- Vocabulary instruction of multiple meaning utility words- Differentiated (multilevel) opportunities for students to read, write, listen, and speak- Ideas for reinforcing word solving, comprehension, ELL vocabulary emphasis, writing and fluency assessments, and graphic organizers- Size: 8.5 x 11, Pages: 80 $29.95/$20.95 each

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781596799356
ISBN-10: 1596799358
Format: Hardback
(192mm x 158mm x 8mm)
Pages: 24
Imprint: SandCastle
Publisher: SandCastle
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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