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Written by Katie Marsico


ISBN: 978-0-531-21230-1

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Famed for their spiky antlers and large, muscular bodies, white-tailed deer are among the most common animals of American forests. Readers will learn about the important role these hooved animals play in their environment. They will also find out what deer eat, how they care for their young, and what threats they face in the wild.
Item #: 625624
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 599.65
Guided Reading Level: S
Lexile Level: 960L
AR Quiz #: 164726
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.