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Dinosaur Detectives

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Turquoise (Levels 17-18)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Discovery, Problem solving
  • Genre: Fantasy, Mystery
  • Strategy/Skills: Using texts as models, Monitoring for meaning
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: 18
  • Item Code: 200380
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  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1469, ACELA1824, ACELA1825, ACELY1669
Reader Description

When Helen Hadrosaur's eggs go missing, she asks Daniel and Terry to help find them. A footprint outside Helen's house is their first clue to solving the mystery.

After you have completed the Reader

Denzel wanted to buy Swamp Monster 2. He decided to become a dinosaur detective so he could earn the money to pay for it. What game or toy would you like to buy? How could you raise the money? Make a flyer like Denzel's to advertise your service.

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