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Written by Ann O. Squire
Part of Series: True Book, A - Space (2014)


ISBN: 978-0-531-21155-7

List Price: $29.00

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Visible through a strong pair of binoculars, Neptune is one of the few planets that is easily seen from the surface of Earth. Readers will discover what it would be like to visit the surface of Neptune and how scientists are working to learn more about this icy planet. They will also discover how the planet was discovered and why its moons and rings are so interesting to scientists.
Item #: 625610
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 523.48
Guided Reading Level: T
Lexile Level: 860L
AR Quiz #: 164698
AR Points: 0.5
ATOS Level: 5.3
  • Engaging sidebars highlight important space discoveries; Timelines illustrate the ways our knowledge of space has changed over time
  • Glossaries explain difficult scientific terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at the far reaches of space
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
READING:
  • Relevant academic and domain-specific words and phrases are used in context to assist students in determining their meaning.
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  • These sufficiently complex texts use comparison, cause/effect, and other ELA concepts so students can make logical connections between sentences and paragraphs.
  • Maps, photos, and diagrams require students to use information gathered from illustrations to gain a comprehensive understanding of the text.
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