In this nonfiction piece, the author shares what he learned about the way of life of grizzly bears after spending a full year in Alaska photographing and studying them. He describes, using anecdotes and photos, how bears behave and interact with their environment and how Grizzlies and other plants and animals depend upon one another for their survival. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Reading, 2005)
This lesson was created as part of the Basal Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in basal readers. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the basal reader named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.