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

Butterflies

butterflies

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.

 

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This entry was posted on June 19, 2013 by in Informational Texts and tagged , , .

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