In this book, students see the scientific method at work in a real-world situation. Readers practice close reading as they look for clues that will lead to a deeper understanding of food, health, and the transfer of energy. The scientific method pushes students to apply critical thinking as they learn new methods of exploration and build on concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.
Vegetables are good for you, and that's what a reader learns from this story with simple predictable text and lively illustrations.
A young girl wants to grow her own pie, learns where the many ingredients come from, and grows a fruit tree. Includes kid-friendly apple pie recipe.
A young boy wants to grow his own pizza, learns where the many ingredients come from, and learns how to grow the ingredients to make pizza sauce. Includes kid-friendly pizza sauce recipe.
A young girl wants to grow her own salad, learns where the many ingredients come from, and learns how to grow vegetables. Includes kid-friendly salad recipe.
Plants We Eat helps young readers learn more about all the plants we eat, including how to eat every part of a plant in one meal! Call-outs throughout the book prompt inquiry and critical thinking skills by asking questions and inviting readers to looks closely at the photographs and diagrams.
Where does food come from? How many plants do we eat? Using hands on activities, young readers will develop critical thinking skills as they gain a better understanding of the plants we eat.