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Written by Katie Marsico


ISBN: 978-0-531-21225-7

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With their distinctive red markings and notorious, venom-filled fangs, black widow spiders have earned a reputation as a terrifying arachnid species. Readers will learn how these fearsome predators ensnare prey in sticky webs, how they reproduce, and what kind of relationship they share with humans. They will also find out how scientists classify black widows and why these incredible spiders do not need to eat very often.
Item #: 625619
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 595.4
Guided Reading Level: T
Lexile Level: 970L
AR Quiz #: 164715
AR Points: 0.5
ATOS Level: 5.8
  • Discover where the animals live with the habitat map
  • Informative text offers a clear view of the animals’ role in nature
  • Glossaries define important vocabulary specific to each book
  • Fact file provides an easy reference for vital information about the animals’ classification and basic habits
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
READING:
  • The clear and informative writing in each book allows students to effectively explain events, procedures, ideas, and concepts from the text.
  • Maps, photos, and diagrams require students to use information gathered from illustrations to gain a comprehensive understanding of the text.
  • Grade-appropriate general, academic, and domain-specific words and phrases are used in context to assist students in determining their meaning.
  • WRITING:
    • Students can use the wealth of facts, definitions, and concrete details to write clear, informative/explanatory essays.