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

National Geographic Kids: Penguins!

penguins

Bibliographic Information: National Geographic Kids: Penguins!. Written by Anne Schreiber. National Geographic Society. c. 2009, 32pp.

Reading Level: 750L

Synopsis: This text provides readers with fun facts and colorful pictures that introduce them to penguins. Information on penguin behavior, physical characteristics, and their habitat is provided throughout the text.

Rationale for Use: This scholastic reader is a great nonfiction text to use with early elementary readers. There are several other nonfiction texts on penguins that could be used to compare and contrast with this text and the information provided in this text.

Common Core Connection: RI 1.9: Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

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

NCSU Teaching KidLit

The Horn Book

%d bloggers like this: