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Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books
 
Item #: SP6708-B8 Includes: Sample Set - 10: Books & Resource Guides (1 of each title)
Price: $151.00
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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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Book Set Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Book Set

RL: 4.30-4.90 IL: 9-18+

Includes: 10 Books (1 of each title)

 
Book Set includes all 10 books in the Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books Series; Air Disasters; Earthquakes, Deadly Storms; Environmental Disasters; Fires; Mountain Disasters; Sea Disasters; Space Disasters; Terrorism and Volcanoes.
 
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Air Disasters Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Air Disasters

RL: 4.30 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Book

 
Travel by airplane is safer than travel by car but airplane accidents still occur and people onboard rarely survive. Learn the true stories behind tragedies in Tenerife, the Andes Mountains, Washington D.C., the Soviet Union, the Persian Gulf and New York City.
 
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Air Disasters Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Air Disasters

RL: 4.30 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
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Deadly Storms Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Deadly Storms

RL: 4.70 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Book

 
Today scientists can predict weather patterns. Despite these forecasts, storms can develop so fast that people have no chance to escape. Read about the havoc wreaked by tropical storms and tornadoes in Bangladesh, Galveston, Central America, the Midwest and New England.
 
Item: SP6643-B8
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Deadly Storms Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Deadly Storms

RL: 4.70 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
Provides over 100 activities and reproducible worksheets to support the accompanying 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 mea... (more)
 
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Earthquakes Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Earthquakes

RL: 4.30 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Book

 
Shock waves from earthquakes cause varying amounts of destruction based on their magnitude and can cause other disasters such as fires and tsunami. Read about major earthquakes in San Francisco, Mexico City, Japan, Lisbon and China.
 
Item: SP652X-B8
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Earthquakes Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Earthquakes

RL: 4.30 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
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Environmental Disasters Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Environmental Disasters

RL: 4.80 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Book

 
As society moves forward technologically and scientifically, pollution damages the natural environment. Learn here about the effects of industrial accidents such as the Great Smog of London, Love Canal, the Hanford Nuclear Plant, the Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl and Bhopal.
 
Item: SP6546-B8
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Environmental Disasters Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Environmental Disasters

RL: 4.80 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
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Fires Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Fires

RL: 4.20 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Book

 
Fires can start in many different ways and spread rapidly. When a fire gets out of control, people often panic. Fire disasters described include London Bridge, the Great Fire of London, Morro Castle, the Great Fire of Chicago, Iroquois Theater and Warwick, RI.
 
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Fires Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

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RL: 4.20 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
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Mountain Disasters Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Mountain Disasters

RL: 4.00 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Book

 
Even expert mountain climbers face danger and risk. Some risks result from human negligence; others are due to the weather or other uncontrollable factors. Accidents and their aftermath on the Eiger, Mount Everest, Mount Hood, Siula Grande and Denali are analyzed in these accounts of brave... (more)
 
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Mountain Disasters Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Mountain Disasters

RL: 4.00 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
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Sea Disasters Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Sea Disasters

RL: 4.30 IL: 9-18+

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Freakish weather, human error, and devastating war are some of the causes of history's most frightening disasters at sea. Read here about such infamous disasters as the Titanic, the Lusitania, the Eastland, the Andrea Doria and the Kursk.
 
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RL: 4.30 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
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Space Disasters Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Space Disasters

RL: 4.90 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Book

 
Space travel gives us a better understanding of ourselves, our planet and the universe. But not all missions are successful and not all astronauts return. Read about the heroes of Apollo 1, Apollo 13, Soyuz 11,Challenger and Columbia.
 
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Space Disasters

RL: 4.90 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
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Terrorism Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Terrorism

RL: 4.60 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Book

 
Understanding acts of terrorism and how terrorists justify their horrible crimes will help us maintain a vigilant stance in a dangerous world. Find out more about the Munich Massacre, crimes of the SLA, the Achille Lauro hijacking, the Unabomber, the Okalahoma City bombing and attacks on t... (more)
 
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Terrorism Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Terrorism

RL: 4.60 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
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Volcanoes Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books

Volcanoes

RL: 4.50 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Book

 
We understand how and why volcanoes erupt, but still, volcanoes destroy property and cause deaths. Read awe-inspiring stories of nature's power on Mount Vesuvius, Mount St. Helens, Krakatoa, Mount Pelee, Mount Pinatubo, Mauna Loa and Kilauea.
 
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RL: 4.50 IL: 9-18+

Includes: Reproducible guide

 
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