Las arañas de agua (Water Spiders)
From the Series Un vistazo a las arañas (An Eye on Spiders)
In Water Spiders, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of water spiders. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage beginning readers as they learn about this type of spider.
A labeled range map highlights where these spiders can be found around the world, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about water spiders online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Water Spiders also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
Water Spiders is part of the An Eye on Spiders series from Jump!
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Category||Beginning Readers, STEM, Spanish|
|Number of Pages||24|
Series Made Simple
Arachnophobes beware. Spectacular close-up photos of various species of spiders are the main attraction in this introductory series. Each title starts with a section giving caregivers and teachers ideas on activities that will enhance the reading of the text. This is followed with information on basic characteristics: color, size, habitat, eating habits, and reproduction. A world map shows the range for each spider; a visual glossary is also included. The Spanish translation is mostly accurate. VERDICT The visual appeal of this series is undeniable, and with just enough facts provided it should engage young students.