Author: Dr. Franklyn M. BranleyPublish On: 2017-03-21
This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades.
Author: Dr. Franklyn M. Branley
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Read and find out about the ups and downpours of the water cycle in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book. Down Comes the Rain is a clear and engaging look into the stages of the water cycle. After rain comes down, the sun comes out and dries the puddles. But the water isn’t gone. The heat from the sun has turned it into water vapor—it has evaporated. Eventually, this moisture in the air condenses to form new clouds. Soon the rain will fall again. Featuring rich vocabulary bolded throughout the text, this updated edition includes a glossary and a find out more section with an activity about the water cycle. Both the text and the artwork were vetted for accuracy by Don W. Hen and Dr. Sonia M Kreidenweis, Professor of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University. This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are: hands-on and visual acclaimed and trusted great for classrooms Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs: Entertain and educate at the same time Have appealing, child-centered topics Developmentally appropriate for emerging readers Focused; answering questions instead of using survey approach Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills Feature hands-on activities to engage young scientists Meet national science education standards Written/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the field Over 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
These books examine water from other perspecti ves. Base, Graeme. The Waterhole. (Putnam, 2004; a book focusing on the environment) Branley, Franklyn M. Down Comes the Rain (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2).
Author: Sharron L. McElmeel
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Stir up a batch of storybook treats with recipes contributed by 50 beloved children's authors, and learn more about their lives and work.
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Author: Adrienne Gear
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
How can you help students find meaning in informational texts and become independent strategic readers and thinkers? Nonfiction Reading Power gives teachers a wealth of effective strategies for helping students think while they read material in all subject areas. Using the best children's books to motivate students, Adrienne Gear shows teachers how help students zoom-in, question and infer; find the main idea, make connections, and transform what's on the printed page. Key introductory concept lessons for each of the five reading powers provide valuable insight into the purpose of each strategy. The book also explores the particular features of nonfiction and offers lists of key books organized around strategies and subject areas.
HarperCollins, 1966, o.p. series: Let's-Read-and-Find-Out. subjects: Concepts — Direction; Science, rl B. After beginning with right and left, up and down, Branley invites children to learn compass directions by using their shadows.
Author: Barbara Barstow
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
A bibliography that suggests books for beginner readers is accompanied by subject, title, illustrator, readability level, and series indexes
Warm Up Start with a Book Read with children Down Comes the Rain ( Let's Read and Find out Science 2 ) by Franklyn M. Branley ( HarperTrophy , 1997 ) . Encourage children to recognize and repeat weather words throughout the book .
Rain forest creatures convince a woodcutter not to cut down a tree. For preschool and up. In the Rainforest by Kate Duke (HarperCollins, Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science®, Stage 2). A boy and a girl go for a guided tour through a ...
Author: Bonnie Worth
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The Cat in the Hat takes Sally and Dick for an “umbrella-vator” ride through the understory, canopy, and emergent layers of a tropical rain forest, encountering a host of plants, animals, and native peoples along the way.