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In the Desert

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Yellow (Levels 6-8)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Habitats, Life science
  • Genre: Report
  • Strategy/Skills: Determining author's purpose, Making predictions, Determining cause and effect
  • Page Count: 8
  • Reading Level: 6
  • Item Code: 200586
  • High Frequency Words: you, from, can
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1433, ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELT1575, ACELT1578, ACELT1785, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1449, ACELA1453, ACELA1458, ACELA1821, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

In the desert, there are things you can hear, smell, taste, and touch. There is also something that you should not touch!

After you have completed the Reader

What different things can you see in this desert? What can you see outside your house? What can you see on the street? Make a list for each place. What is the same? What is different? You can use a Venn diagram to show this.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


Sequence Strip