From the Series Learning about the Earth
A tundra is an area of land with low temperatures and short growing seasons. Although there are very few trees, tundras boast a wide variety of animal life in addition to lakes, bogs, and marshes. Readers will find out more in this basic introduction to one of the coldest habitats on the planet.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Series||Learning about the Earth|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Scholastic Reading Counts! Level||2.5|
|Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz||Q44673|
|Scholastic Reading Counts! Points||1.0|
|Title Format||Reinforced book|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||126169|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
Library Media Connection
Basic concepts and vocabulary are presented for each of these geographical topics through simple text and appropriate high-quality color photographs. The similar format has the basic term being explored and defined first, with corollary vocabulary and concepts following. Each volume concludes with instructions on using www.factsurfer.com. Factsurfer is a link to pre-selected Web sites on the topic. Although most of the sites given are age appropriate, some help may be required in reading and navigating. Many of the photos presented in the sites are riveting and will spur young learners to want to explore further. These titles are excellent resources to use in standards-based lessons, projects, or research with young students. They will also be helpful for reluctant readers and English as a second language learners at slightly higher grades. Well-organized, highly visual, and appealing, these should be winners! Bibliography. Glossary. Index. Recommended.