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Written by Vicky Franchino


ISBN: 978-0-531-21229-5

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With their long, skinny limbs and powerful prehensile tails, spider monkeys cut a distinctive figure as they swing high above the floor of the rainforest. Readers will learn all about these fascinating monkeys, from what they eat to how they socialize. They will also learn about the difference between various spider monkey species and find out how they are related to other primates.
Item #: 625623
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 599.8
Guided Reading Level: S
Lexile Level: 880L
AR Quiz #: 164723
AR Points: 0.5
ATOS Level: 5.0
  • 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.