All About Arthropods the reader learns that Arthropods are creatures that have jointed legs and an exoskeleton. Examples include a scorpion, a grasshopper, and an ant. Arthropods are found just about everywhere – even on the human body!
Features of the Book – Nature photography, – Chapter headings that reflect features of reports, – Comparisons, – Unconventional visual supports and charts, – Use of large numbers in both numeric and word form, – Scientific names. Purpose All about Arthropods can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – interpreting and analysing graphic sources of information, – identifying, analysing, and categorising the characteristics of organisms, – exploring word derivations, – determining importance.
Themes covered in this book are: Scientific Investigation, Animals Birds and Insects
Reading Level:29-30 (Sapphire)
Guided Reading Level28
Theme/TopicAnimals and birds | Scientific Investigation
Strategy/SkillsComparing and contrasting | determing importance | Using graphic sources | vocabulary and word