Is it hard or soft?

Is it hard or soft?

Helen Mason (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427190277

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Description

This engaging title introduces readers to materials that are either hard or soft. Using familiar examples, readers learn what makes hard and soft objects different and why they are suited for different purposes. Easy-to-understand text and colorful photos invite young readers to identify and classify hard and soft things around them.

Reading Level
Lexile
400L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
L
ATOS
2.3
DRA
24
Categories
Genre
Numbers & Concepts Science & Technology Shapes, Sizes & Colors
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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