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Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™: Discovering Animals Reader, English, Pack of 6

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Grade Pre-K/TK. 2015. 16 pages. The Discovering Animals reader, part of the Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™, connects students to the needs of animals all around them. Its crosscutting concept questions ask them to develop answers around these phenomena. Topics include:

  • Animals Are Living Things
  • Animal Needs
  • Meeting Needs
  • Growing and Changing
  • Science and Engineering Practices—Make a Model!
  • The Career of a Forest Ranger

Developed to enhance the teaching of Building Blocks of Science® units and other science curriculums, the Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™: Discovering Animals reader supports inquiry-based science lessons with engaging informational text. The content gives students a natural transition from hands-on investigations, builds background knowledge to reinforce conceptual learning, and lets students apply relevant nonfiction to their own real-world experiences. Educational studies show that children are more likely to engage with a reading exercise when the literature is related to a recent hands-on activity. The reader helps improve reading comprehension and aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards*. Pack of 6. Soft cover.

*Next Generation Science Standards® is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.

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