Fort on Fourth Street: a story about simple machines

Lois Spangler (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607186441

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Description

When a young child decides to build a fort in the backyard, Grandpa comes forward to help. But they can't do it alone--they get help from the six simple machines: lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, screw, and wedge. Told in cumulative rhyme, similar to The House That Jack Built, readers follow the building process to completion and discover the surprise reason it was built.

Reading Level
Lexile
AD630L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
4.3
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Family Numbers & Concepts Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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