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Lisa Peters presents macroevolution as a large-scale family tree in her book Our Family Tree: An Evolution Story. She suggests the process from single-celled organisms to modern-day humans, and learners explore new vocabulary through the text. Review the following terms before reading: continents, generation, oxygen, shrank, and upright. Kids raise hands when they hear these, paying close attention to context clues. They make connections to familiar concepts using given comprehension questions (one for each word) and synthesize the information using the linked graphic organizers. Find the author's read on YouTube for something different!