People need animals, and animals need people. They need our care and kindness so they can grow and thrive. Find out what we can do to be kind to animals in this nonfiction Beginning-to-Read book. An early social and emotional book that includes a note to caregivers, reading activities, and a word list.
Praise for Being Kind to Animals:
“Animals are a major part of our lives, be they, household companions, in a country corral, or scampering through a nearby wood. This entry in the Read and Discover Social Studies series (4 titles) provides a gentle guide to considerate behavior around all kinds of animals, domesticated and wild. The first section focuses on pets, giving tips on interaction and care. The next extends to behavior around animals in their natural habitats, suggesting that the best way to care for living things is to look after the planet. Margins of spare text are outweighed by large, splashy photos featuring a variety of critters, from common chickens to cuddly chinchillas. Back matter includes suggestions to improve reading comprehension and vocabulary, and a complete word list offers fledgling readers help with fluency.” —Booklist
About the Series: Learn about everyday life and experiences with the Beginning-to-Read — Read and Discover series. These nonfiction beginning readers feature engaging, informative text and beautiful full-color photographs, which work together to foster independent reading. Each title teaches content area concepts and vocabulary while reinforcing high-frequency words and can be paired with a fictional Dear Dragon book on the same topic. This popular series meets the Common Core State Standards for Language Arts and can be used with beginning readers to practice reading high-frequency words, expand comprehension of informational text, and improve oral language skills.
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