Animals and their offspring must defend themselves against danger from nature or enemies. From hard shells to camouflage, animals use their physical characteristics to help keep them safe. This nonfiction Beginning-to-Read book contains high-frequency words and content vocabulary. Connecting Concepts pages include a word list along with activities to strengthen early science and literacy skills, such as understanding nonfiction text, science in the real world, science and academic language, fluency, and finding further information.
The Read and Discover Science series is an early introduction to science at low reading levels. These nonfiction, beginning readers align with Next Gen Science Standards. Reading and content reinforcement activities in the back. The series can be used with beginning readers to practice high-frequency words, academic language, and to expand comprehension of life, earth and physical science. Aligns with Next Generation Science Standards for Grades K-3.