Series of 11 titles
Beetles, grasshoppers, caterpillars. There are so many insects to view just outside your door! Help children develop reading skills while exploring the world and insects around them with Backyard Bugs. Tightly controlled vocabulary and repetitive text patterns work together with crisp and colorful photographs to create a reading experience that is engaging and supportive. Includes tools for teachers and caregivers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index. A Let’s Review! feature proposes a photo and question to help readers review and expand learning on the topic.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 1|
|Category||Beginning Readers, STEM|
|Subject||Animals, Science and Math|
|Number of Pages||16|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||B-C|
|Features||Index and Table of contents|
Series Made Simple
Stunning images of backyard bugs will engage and excite young readers in this highly appealing series. Each book begins with a short table of contents with color photographs of common bugs filling every page. Six types of bugs are described in each title, each shown in their natural habitats. The series presents concepts exceptionally well using eye-catching pictures and just one or two words per page. Plentiful repetition boosts the reader’s contextual understanding of words and concepts. The picture glossaries at the end of each book will advance comprehension, and an index will help young readers return to their favorite parts.VERDICT Striking color photographs and minimal text work together to create a strong offering for budding entomologists.