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Written by Ann O. Squire


ISBN: 978-0-531-21751-1

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Whether they use their wings to soar high above the treetops or swim through freezing cold waters, all birds are related. Readers will learn about the different types of birds that make up the 9,600 species living today and find out how birds' unique physical features help them thrive in almost every environment on Earth.
Item #: 621929
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 598
Guided Reading Level: R
  • Compelling text encourages readers to investigate further into interesting species
  • Glossaries provide definitions of important vocabulary words
  • Sidebars and timelines illustrate how these animals have grown and changed over time
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
  • Engaging informational science content helps students read and comprehend informational texts, independently and proficiently: Reading Anchor Standard: Range of Reading
  • Vocabulary with definitions within the text and a glossary provide students with general academic and domain-specific words and phrases that are relevant to the topic: Reading Standards for Informational Text: Craft and Structure
  • Relevant, current content provides students with material to conduct short research projects that build through investigation of different aspects of a topic: Writing Anchor Standard: Research to Build and Present Knowledge
  • Timelines, sidebars, and contemporary photos provide text features that help students integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words: Reading Standard: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas