Series of 6 titles
Do you have readers who just canНt get enough of big machines? Vibrant photographs of large construction vehicles at work, photo labels, and diagrams work together with tightly controlled vocabulary to make this a fun and exciting series for beginning readers. Each title includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and a glossary and index.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Subject||Early Concepts, Machines|
|Guided Reading Level||F|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents|
SLJ Review of Construction Zone
This addition to the imprint is ideal for readers who love big construction site behemoths. Bright, vivid photos illustrate the basic text, allowing readers to use context clues to decipher more difficult words. Images of bright orange mixers pouring concrete and rollers smoothing asphalt road surfaces coordinate perfectly with the phrases on the page.
In fact, the limited text and illustrative photos make this series perfect for use in circle and story times, giving them extended use for educators. The glossy photos allow readers and listeners alike to appreciate the full size and scope of the gigantic cranes, bulldozers, and diggers.
Each book concludes with a simplified, labeled picture of its highlighted vehicle and a photo glossary. Filled with repetition of key words and basic text, this series is
perfect for evolving readers.
VERDICT: A first purchase for school and public libraries alike.