Track and Field

Track and Field

Matt Doeden (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538998

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Description

Presents information about track and field in the Olympics including events such as relays, hurdles, pole vault, javelin throw, and shot put.

Reading Level
Lexile
550L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
3.7
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Other
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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