Having an Eye Test

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Heinemann Read and Learn is an extensive collection of nonfiction books for young readers. Each Read and Learn series helps children discover the world around them.

Headings in the form of questions encourage children to focus and to ask their own questions. Read and Learn books contain intriguing pictures, a glossary, and an index, offering young readers an introduction to these important features of nonfiction text.

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Overview

Heinemann Read and Learn is an extensive collection of nonfiction books for young readers. Each Read and Learn series helps children discover the world around them.

Headings in the form of questions encourage children to focus and to ask their own questions. Read and Learn books contain intriguing pictures, a glossary, and an index, offering young readers an introduction to these important features of nonfiction text.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Elizabeth Leis-Newman
Students will learn the basics around when they will start having their eyes tested, what will happen, and why they might needs glasses. The biggest problem is that the book leaves out explaining the difference between an ophthalmologist, an optometrist and an optician. The term "eye expert" is used synonymously with optician, doing a disservice to children who should be visiting an ophthalmologist. Teachers will do better choosing a book that defines all three terms, along with a description of near-sightedness and far-sightedness. Sections do include who a child will meet during an eye test, what equipment is used, what other help is needed to see, whether the eye test will hurt and a too-short section on tips to keep eyes healthy. Another page on the latter, such as why and where one should wear goggles, or how to avoid eye injuries, would have given the overall package more substance. While there's an argument for not overloading an early elementary geared book with too many terms or information, the end result here is a book that feels too lightweight for its price point. This is part of the Heinemann Read and Learn series "Growing Up" and is listed as a Level K. Reviewer: Elizabeth Leis-Newman
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432947989
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Series: Growing Up Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 24
  • Age range: 5 - 7 Years
  • Lexile: NC750L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.99 (w) x 8.73 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Table of Contents

What Is an Eye Test? 4

Why Might I Have an Eye Test? 6

Where Will It Happen? 8

Who Will I Meet? 10

What Will I Have to Do? 12

What Other Equipment Might I See? 14

Will I Need to Wear Glasses? 16

What Other Help May I Get for My Sight? 18

Will the Eye Test Hurt? 20

Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy 22

Picture Glossary 23

Find Out More 24

Index 24

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