“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis
Bibliographic Information: Slade, Suzanne(2008). Butterflies. New York, NY: Power Kids Press.
Reading Level: 4th grade
Synopsis: A non-fiction text that has magnified photographs of the stages of the life cycle of a butterfly and the body parts of a butterfly.
Classroom Rationale: This book would be great to use during a life cycle unit. It would also be great to use while doing research and writing informational texts.
CCSS.W.2.7- Partipate in shared research and writing projects(e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report: record science observations.)
W.2.2- Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.