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Written by Vicky Franchino


ISBN: 978-0-531-23354-2

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With its thick, white fur and long, fuzzy tail, the Arctic fox is perfectly suited for its wintry habitat. Readers will find out how these incredible animals survive in the extreme cold, search for meals beneath the surface of the snow, and store food in natural refrigerators. They will also learn how Arctic foxes reproduce and avoid dangerous predators.
Item #: 621783
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 599.776
Guided Reading Level: S
Lexile Level: 1020L
AR Quiz #: 161648
AR Points: 1.0
ATOS Level: 5.9
  • Large photos allow readers to get a close look at the animals in their natural habitats
  • 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
  • www.factsfornow.scholastic.com is available for those students who want to learn more about the topic. This excellent website contains rich content, as well as other suggested websites vetted by our editors
  • Science nonfiction texts about the animals children are most interested in that meet students' need for complex informational texts
  • Related articles and web links available on www.factsfornow.scholastic.com with which students can meet the Informational Reading Anchor Standard 9
  • A glossary of domain-specific vocabulary words which connects to Language standards for Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
  • Source material on fascinating animals for students to meet Writing standards by creating opinion pieces and informative texts
  • Animal classification information and realistic, detailed photos with captions provide text features that help students meet Informational Reading Anchor Standard 7