Includes: Sample Set - 10: Books & Resource Guides (1 of each title)
Reading Level (Grade): 4.30-4.90
Interest Level (Age): 9-18+
Author(s): Ann Weil
This Series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with struggling readers in mind, these riveting 64-page, softcover books offer short chapters on significant disasters.
Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep the pages turning. A bibliography encourages further topical reading.
There are 10 titles in the series; Air Disasters; Earthquakes, Deadly Storms; Environmental Disasters; Fires; Mountain Disasters; Sea Disasters; Space Disasters; Terrorism and Volcanoes.
A Teacher's Resource Guide is available for each title in the series and provides over 100 activities and reproducible worksheets to support the book and extend students' reading skills. A key at the end of each guide provides answers and sample responses. The activities give lower-level readers the tools to construct, extend, and examine the meaning of text. Book is 8-1/2" x 11" and 16-pages.
LEARNING ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Decoding words, using words correctly, understanding meanings, and extending the actual amount of words the students know Identifying details and facts and recognizing aspects of literal text, such as sequence of events or main ideas Distinguishing between and comparing separate concepts in a text to extend its meaning Personal reflection and response Demonstrating a critical stance
Sample Set includes 10 books (1 of each title) plus 10 Resource Guides
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