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

Creep and Flutter

creep and flutter

Bibliographic Information: Creep and Flutter. Written by Jim Arnosky. Sterling Children’s Books c. 2012, 40pp.

Reading Level: 1200L

Synopsis: This informational text provides lots of information related to insects and spiders. Facts include food, habitat, and lifecycle. The fold-out pages and life-like illustrations will keep kids young and old engaged and interested.

Rationale for Use: This book could be used as a source when conducting research on different types of animals. This book would also be a good resource when discussing text features of non-fiction books, including table of contents, headings, and diagrams.

Common Core Connection: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.


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

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