Series of 8 titles
Birds, trees, rocks, and seeds. There are so many natural wonders waiting just outside your door! This new series helps children develop reading skills while exploring the world around them. Tightly controlled vocabulary and repetitive text patterns work together with crisp and colorful photographs to create a reading experience that is engaging and supportive. Outdoor Explorer titles include tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 1|
|Category||Beginning Readers, STEM|
|Subject||Animals, Science and Math, STEM|
|Number of Pages||16|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||A-C|
|ATOS Reading Level||0.5-0.9|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents|
Series Made Simple
Step outside and what do you see? This series covers some of the most recognizable elements of the natural world. Throughout the series, full-page stunning photographs are overlaid with colorful text boxes, while simple repetitive sentences maintain the focus on a few key words. Each title includes a “Tools for Teachers” guide covering the literacy skills addressed in each book, science curriculum connections, and activities to do before and after introducing the topic. A visual dictionary called “Words to Know” concludes each volume, providing students with an opportunity to reinforce new vocabulary.VERDICT Teachers will value the curriculum guidance, and early readers will appreciate the immediacy of the content.