by Susan Heinrichs Gray


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Jellyfish by Susan Heinrichs Gray

The ocean is home to a variety of fascinating animals, from majestic sea turtles to graceful rays to playful bottlenose dolphins. Look inside this book to learn about some of these sea creatures, including their physical traits, habitats, food sources, life cycles, and more. The Sea Creatures series provides an interactive approach to teaching life science. The books in this series introduce basic concepts and ideas while also providing activities and exercises that engage students in processes and skills that are essential to scientific learning and discovery. Learning about topics is important, but so is learning how to learn! This book encourages you to read and think critically about the information inside, and to apply this learning to other things that you already know. To guide your reading and learning, this book contains questions and activities that will help you build the understanding and skills outlined by the Common Core State Standards. Look for the following features in the margins, next to photographs, and in the back matter: Look Again, These questions ask you to observe, draw information from, and analyze a photograph or diagram. Go Deeper, These questions ask you to read a text closely, think about it, and then determine its main idea or identify key details. Think About It, The questions and activities in this section ask you to interact with the book's content in a number of ways. You might be asked to determine the main idea, describe connections between particular points, analyze facts and ideas, or draw inferences from information in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624316128
Publisher: Cherry Lake Pub
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Exploring Our Oceans Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 740L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Sea of Jelly 4

Chapter 2 The Jellyfish Body 8

Chapter 3 How Jellies Fill Their Bellies 16

Chapter 4 Jellyfish Life Cycle 22

Chapter 5 Who Wants a Jelly? 26

Think About It 30

Learn More 31

Glossary 32

Index 32

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