Mimicry and Camouflage

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This expository nonfiction text is about how living things have adapted traits of mimicry or camouflage to either fool or attract prey or to repel or hide from predators. The author includes multiple examples of adaptations, and there are interesting pictures on every page that depict how living things (animals, insects, plants) are disguised to mimic other living things or camouflage/hide from other living things as either predator or prey. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt StoryTown, 2008)

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.

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