The Wild Side: Angry Animals (Critical Reading Series)

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Stimulate reading excitement with nonfiction crafted for middle-level readability

• This best-selling series motivates with high-interest selections at middle-level ...

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Overview

Stimulate reading excitement with nonfiction crafted for middle-level readability

• This best-selling series motivates with high-interest selections at middle-level readability


• Emphasis is on reading nonfiction


• Critical thinking questions prepare students for state and national tests

The Wild Side, a perennial favorite among struggling readers, mesmerizes with astonishing tales of true-life adventures. One appreciative teacher notes: "I have difficulty removing the books from their hands at the end of the period!" Comprehension questions reinforce literal understanding, while critical thinking questions encourage students to consider the author's purpose, make inferences, identify cause and effect, and make predictions. With all this excitement, students won't realize how well designed this series is for reinforcing state reading standards.

• Reading Level 4-6

• Interest Level 6-12

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809295166
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 2/12/2001
  • Series: Critical Reading Series
  • Edition description: Level D-F
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 150
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Table of Contents

The Wild Side

Angry Animals


Sample Lesson: The Menace of Pit Bulls


Unit 1

1. A Whale of a Tale

2. Grizzly Tales

3. Attack of the Red Fire Ants

4. Snakes, Snakes Everywhere

5. Rhino vs. Humans


Unit 2

6. Danger – Rabid Animals!

7. Night Killers

8. The Man-Eating Komodo Dragon

9. Elephant on the Rampage

10. Tigers: Humans on the Menu


Unit 3

11. Crocodiles: The Jaws of Death

12. Killer Bees

13. Cougars on the Prowl

14. Scorpions: Killers in the Desert

15. The Mystery of the Giant Squid

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2008

    excellent resource

    I have used the Wildside books in a variety of special education settings. The leveled text (gr. 4-6), the consistent format and the high-interest stories make them ideal for struggling readers grades 7-12. Covering main idea, detail, vocabulary and inference make it easy for me to monitor progress toward reading standards.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2006

    the wild side of the mind

    These are NOT instructional materials or learning books at all, they are weird books with fictitious stories about horror, pain and suffering that could affect your child's mind at such an early age. I do not understand those who¿d use these materials in class. Obviously, there is only one answer: they were brainwashed by the books or the educational levels in our schools are going to higher lows than ever before. Our children are the victims of such poor educational materials, and I feel terribly sorry for them. I hope one day they will realize what horrible books they were forced to read. They present no values to our children they¿re just strange fictitious stories coming from the mind of a weirdo.

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