Touching

Martha E. H. Rustad (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961861

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Description

In Touching, early readers will discover how the brain senses touch, and how we use this sense to learn about our surroundings. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore one of the five senses. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of the skin, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about touching online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Touching also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Touching is part of Jump!'s Senses in My World series.

Reading Level
Lexile
310L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
F
ATOS
0.9
DRA
18
Categories
Genre
Health & Nutrition Other
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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