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The World's Regions and Weather: Linking Fiction to Nonfiction

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Overview

Use the power of fiction and imagination to draw students into the world of science. Focusing on climate and weather, Perry suggests trade book titles that will fascinate young readers and build their scientific knowledge. Activities help educators implement an integrated approach to language arts, science, geography, and social studies. A final section provides additional resources. Grades 5-9.

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Based on the idea that exposure to interesting fiction in a seemingly dry subject area will spur a student's curiosity, this volume provides middle-grade level teachers with plot summaries, discussion starters, and activities relating to fictional works that will segue into appropriate lessons on the subject of regions of the world and weather. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563083389
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/15/1996
  • Series: Literature Bridges to Science Series
  • Pages: 174
  • Age range: 10 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Phyllis J. Perry is an award-winning author of more than forty books. Recipient of the Governor's Award for Excellence in Education, she is an active Colorado writer and educator.

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