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Day 4: "Deserts"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3/4
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In this lesson students will practice using context clues to determine the meaning of Tier 3 words in "Deserts". By understanding the word oasis, students learn how humans survive the desert's harsh conditions, which is a big takeaway idea. This series of close reading lesson plans was created by a member of the 2015 Delaware Dream Team. Special Materials: Students will need a copy of "Deserts" by Gail Gibbons