Teaching Children's Literature

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis

Animals With No Eyes: Cave Adaptations


Bibliographic Information: Animals With No Eyes: Cave Adaptation. Written by Kelly Regan Barnhill. Capstone Press. c.,2008.

Reading Level: 750L

Synopsis:  This book describes how certain animals have adapted to be able to live in dark caves.  It describes what their environment is like and descriptions for these creatures.

Rationale for Classroom Use:  This book would be great to use in science when talking about how animals have adapted to different environments.  It would also be great for reluctant readers to give them something interesting to learn about.

Common Core Connection:  Students could use information from another text to integrate information from these two texts in order to write or speak about the subject  knowledgeably.


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This entry was posted on June 8, 2013 by in Informational Texts and tagged , , , .

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