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On the Ball

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Purple (Levels 19-20)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Physical science, Science and technology
  • Genre: Explanation
  • Strategy/Skills: Exploring text structure, Comparing and contrasting, Determining main ideas
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: 20
  • Item Code: 200455
  • High Frequency Words:
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1824, ACELA1825, ACELY1668, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

Sports balls come in different sizes, shapes, and weights. They are fun to throw, hit, and kick. You can have fun bouncing sports balls, too!

After you have completed the Reader

Try the drop test on page 15. You will need two balls. Drop each ball and see which one bounces the highest. Were your results similar to those in the book? Write a short report about your results.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


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