I See Plants
From the Series Outdoor Explorer
I See Plants introduces emergent readers to a variety of plant characteristics while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once.
I See Plants includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.
I See Plants is part of Jump!’s Outdoor Explorer series.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 1|
|Category||Beginning Readers, STEM|
|Number of Pages||16|
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.