Gillbert Level Guide

Category: fiction
Guided Reading Level O
Grade Level Equivalent: Grade 3
Interest Level: Grades 1-5
Educational Description: Gilbert series, graphic novel, Science fiction, fantasy, adventure, mystery, multimedia, illustrations enhance meaning and tone, humorous, Story elements: setting; the sea, plot; parallel plots and character development, male sea creature main character, Gilbert, language: play on words, Comprehension strategies: identify nuances in word meanings, predicting outcomes, making inferences, and drawing conclusions. Themes: under the sea, aliens, curiosity, family, friendship