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

Emergency Vehicles

book cover - Emergency Vehicles

written by Penelope Arlon and Tony Gordon Harris, published by Scholastic, c. 2013
Lexile: 800L
Synopsis: This book shows and discusses a variety of emergency vehicles and how they are used to help those in need. The full color photos bring the larger-than-life vehicles close up for inspection.
Rationale in the classroom: This informational text will excite children who are curious about all of these modes of transportation, both on the ground and in the air,
CCSS:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.6 Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.7 Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

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This entry was posted on June 20, 2013 by in Beginner Readers/ Early Readers, Informational Texts and tagged , , .

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