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Smithsonian Science Stories Literacy Series™: Sailing Under the Stars Below-Grade Reader, English, Pack of 8

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Grade 5. 2019. 50 pages. Lexile range: 650-790L. Sailing Under the Stars Below-Grade Reader serves as an informational text resource that is incorporated into the main activities of many lessons in the Smithsonian Science for the Classroom™ module How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate?

Topics include:

  • Star Gazing: An introduction to stars
  • Living in Microgravity: An astronaut's perspective about living in space
  • The Shadow Knows: Telling time from the Sun and shadows
  • Stories in the Stars: Mythology behind star constellations
  • Doing the Beetle Dance: How dung beetles use the sky to navigate
  • Lost and Found: Stories of a successful and unsuccessful voyage
  • Polynesians and Potatoes: Did the Polynesians sail to Peru?

The content, presented in below-grade readability for struggling readers, connects student literacy to science in the real world. Pack of 8. Soft cover.


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