From the Series Way to Grow! Gardening
In Planting, early fluent readers learn how to begin a garden. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they choose their plants, prepare the soil, and start their crop.
An infographic illustrates how a plant grows from a seed, and an experiment offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about planting using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Planting also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
Planting is part of Jump!’s Way to Grow! Gardening series.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||Beginning Readers, STEM|
|Number of Pages||24|
Series Made Simple
Beautiful photos and the use of appropriate vocabulary take precedence over the how-to in this cheerful series that gives developing readers early exposure to features of informational text. Every book includes sidebars, highlighted terms, diagram overlays, and one activity, which introduces kids to instructional writing as they set up soil experiments or make a plant pot. Images depict kids working together, with family members, or by themselves as they water, dig, pick, plant, and prune. Full-bleed stock photos explode with color and texture, and the portrayed youngsters are happy and diverse. VERDICT Mouthwatering choices for early readers.