This is our selection of supplemental literature to go along with topics listed in “Year 3” of our new optional “Four Year Rotation” Planning Guide. No titles are requirements for our curriculum but some of you wanted some direction as to titles which would be good to use alongside science units.
Bundles will periodically change most likely.
Current Titles include:
- Oh Say Can You Seed?
- Why Do Leaves Change Color?
- Germs Make Me Sick!
- Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn
- Flicka, Ricka, Dicka Go to Market (special edition)
- 2 “From ___ to ___” series of readers about how things are made. (our choice of which titles of these)
We reserve the right to substitute titles if necessary for ones of equal or greater value.
Oh Say Can You Seed? Bonnie Worth (Cat in the Hat Learning Library Series) All about flowering plants! Plants are so useful to me and to you. Can you think of the ways? I will name you a few! Read about shoots and roots, about a plant’s built-in food-making factory and more. Informative as well as fun, you’ll be sorry when the book is done! Hard-cover – 46 pgs.
Why Do Leaves Turn Color? Betsy Maestro It’s fall! The leaves are changing color. This book explains the wonderful process of how leaves change from green to spectacular fall colors. Where does the color come from? Soft-cover – 32 pgs. Let’s Read and Find Out SCIENCE READER level 2.
Germs Make Me Sick Melvin Berger Germs are everywhere! They are so tiny you can’t see them. In fact, 1,000 germs in a line could fit across a pencil! Learn how your body protects itself and fights against germs. But there are things you can do too! Soft-cover – 32 pgs. Let’s Read and Find Out SCIENCE READER level 2.
Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn (about reflexes) Melvin Berger Did you know that sneezing, shivering, hiccuping and yawning are reflexes? What’s happening when you hiccup? Learn neat facts and try a few activities on your buddies! Soft-cover – 36 pgs. Let’s Read and Find Out SCIENCE READER level 2.
Flicka, Dicka, Ricka Go to Market Flicka, Ricka and Dicka wish they had their own bicycles so they could ride to school. When Father hands the girls a seed catalogue, they put their heads together and come up with a plan to earn their own bicycles. Will they follow through with it even though it’s lots of hard work? Preschool to Lower Grades, Hardcover storybook WITH BONUS paper dolls.
2 Examples of what might be our selection in the “From ____ to ____” series of readers:
From Rock to Road Shannon Zemlicka Roads are very important to help us get from place to place. How does rock become a road? 24 pgs.
From Cocoa Bean to Chocolate Robin Nelson How is chocolate made? Farmers harvest cocoa beans. After the beans are dry they are hauled to the factory. Then what happens? 24 pgs.