X-Venture Xplorers Level Guide

Category: Fiction
Guided Reading Level: T
Grade Level Equivalent: Grade 5
Interest Level: Grades 4 to 8
Educational Description: X Venture Xplorers King of Animals series book #1, graphic novel format, fantasy, life science context: behaviors and characteristics, predator and prey, habitat, adaptations and origins of animals, Story elements: setting, plot and character development, figurative language, Informational text features: Encyclopedia Animalia: headings, diagrams and labels, charts vivid, detailed illustrations enhance meaning and tone, Comprehension strategies: compare and contrast, identify cause and effect relationships and changes from beginning to end of the story. Make text to text and text to world connections. Themes: wildlife, love, friendship, courage, our natural world