Pogo books are written for children in grades 2-5 focusing on STEM and Social Studies topics. Each book is broken into three chapters and provides back matter that includes a glossary, index, and online access to curated web sites. Designed for early fluent readers, each Pogo title offers strategies for teachers, parents, and other adults to increase literacy skills, improve book knowledge, and instill a love of reading in children
Pogo STEM books are designed to get children interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics topics as they practice navigating increasingly complex nonfiction narrative formats. High interest topics such as robots and natural disasters are tied to STEM curriculum and the Next Generation Science Standards to create books that are both educational and fun to read.
Pogo Social Studies
Pogo Social Studies focuses on key social studies and C3 (College, Career, and Civic Life) curriculum topics, prompting inquiry and encouraging children to take action. These books are designed to heighten awareness of our changing cultural and physical environments, to understand the past, to think deeply about the issues we currently face, to act in ways that promote the common good, and to create knowledgeable an active citizens.
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- Reading Level: Grade 2
- Interest Level: Grade 2-5
- ATOS Level: 2.7–2.9
- Pages: 24
- Size: 7.5″ x 9″
- Word count of ~450 Infographics, including maps, diagrams, graphs
- Labeled images
- Sidebars that extend and expand upon main text content
- Activity or experiment to extend learning
- Glossary, index, & curated web sites
- Carefully controlled text