Story Overview: Tough times can bring out the best in some people. This article tells how people in Florida worked together to save zoo animals after a terrible hurricane. The details are fascinating.
Genre: Nonfiction Article-a newspaper or magazine presents facts and information.
Strategy: Context Clues / Within a Paragraph-When a student sees an unfamiliar word, they should check nearby sentences in the same paragraph. The meaning of the word may be made clear by information on one or more of those sentences.
Skill: Make Generalizations-A generalization is a broad statement made by combining facts from the text with a reader’s own prior knowledge.