A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes tiny animals around the world. Examples include the pygmy marmoset, bee hummingbird, and ladybug. Includes comprehension activity.
Introduces the opposites up and down by comparing the behavior of such animals as eagles up in the air and fish down in the sea.
Introduces the opposites big and small by comparing such animals as big blue whales and small hermit crabs.
Introduces the opposites near and far by comparing the behavior of such animals as fox pups that stay near dens and butterflies that migrate far south.
Introduces differences in weight by comparing heavy, heavier, and heaviest everyday machines, such as motorcycles, cars, and trucks.
Introduces differences in size by comparing groups of small animals, such as small birds, turtles, and fish.
Introduces differences in size by comparing groups of big animals, such as big turtles, wildcats, and ocean creatures.
Introduces differences in height by comparing groups of tall landmarks and structures throughout the world, such as skyscrapers, bridges, and mountains.
Introduces differences in lengths by comparing lengths of baseball diamonds, tennis courts, Olympic swimming pools and other distances in sports.
Introduces differences in length and height by comparing dog breeds and their features, such as legs, ears, and noses.