Fishers Then and Now

Fishers Then and Now

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993780

Read Now


Fishers have provided food for thousands of years. Long ago, fishers had to fish close to land and used simple fishing tools such as knives, hoes, and spears. With the use of modern boats and fishing equipment, today's fishers fish far out in the ocean and catch a large variety of fish for market.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Marine Life People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 6-8
1st Grade
Social Studies
English (US)
More Like This

Farmed Fish

Kim Etingoff (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422290774

Lots of our food comes from farmsand so do fish! Some fish are caught in the wild, but we also eat fish that are raised on farms. Find out what fish farms look like, what fish farmers do, and how fish get from the farm to you. Discover the story of your foodwhere it was grown, who grows it, and how it gets to your plate.

Earth's Coasts

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790266

In this beautifully photographed book, Bobbie Kalman takes children on a tour of different coasts, where they can ride some breathtaking ocean waves or meet underwater animals that live in nearby coral reefs. Children will also be introduced to some amazing coastal cities and learn about famous coastal rock formations.

Jessie's Island

Sheryl Mc Farlane (author), Sheena Lott (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459804715

A lyrical celebration of island life.


Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963582

In Aquarium, emergent readers join a group of students as they visit an aquarium. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore a marine environment and learn about the many animals that make their home there. A labeled diagram identifies common aquarium residents, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the aquarium using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Aquarium also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Aquarium is part of Jump!'s First Field Trips series.

Community Leaders Then and Now

Christina Hill and Torrey Maloof

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993852

Community leaders guide people and help them in times of trouble. They are role models, such as school principals, mayors, and Red Cross volunteers and often teach and help with charities. As the needs of people change, so do the jobs of community leaders.

Explorers of Sea and Space

Michael Contreras & Sue Byers (author), Mike Eustis (illustrator)

Publisher: Snap! Learning ISBN: 9781620461716

This nonfiction social studies text describes two types of explorers, allowing readers not only to learn details about the explorers themselves but also to evaluate and compare their actions.