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Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Blue (Levels 9-11)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Animals birds and insects
  • Genre: Report
  • Strategy/Skills: Exploring text structure, Making predictions, Making inferences
  • Page Count: 8
  • Reading Level: 9
  • Item Code: 200585
  • High Frequency Words: a, it, on, the
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1439, ACELA1440, ACELA1818, ACELY1648, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1453, ACELA1454, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

A fish has a skeleton. So does a chicken. What about a bat or a snake? Read this book to see what animal skeletons look like.

After you have completed the Reader

These animals have interesting skeletons._x000D_ Use plastic straws to make one of the skeletons._x000D_ Use scissors to cut the straws into bones._x000D_ Now glue the bones onto paper to match the skeleton.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


Word Cards