Author: Sharon Street
Paperback: 16 page(s)
Age Range: 4 - 9
Ontario curriculum: Language - Reading...Science and Technology - Life Systems
This title is part of the Windows on Literacy leveled series from National Geographic. Windows on Literacy-??? is a leveled, nonfiction reading program for grades K-3. These high-interest books integrate science and social studies content with literacy development.
Emergent (Levels 1-6) Strong illustrations and photo support; natural vocabulary; repetitive text; predictable text placement.
Early (Levels 7-12) More varied sentence patterns; repetition of high-frequency words; development of nonfiction text structures.
Fluent (Levels 13-18) Text language more varied and complex; varied sentence patterns; specialized vocabulary.
Book is in English and Arabic (8 pages of English and 8 pages of Arabic) with Tashkeel, with color photographs on each page to illustrate.