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The Air I Breathe

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Gold (Levels 21-22)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Environment, Health
  • Genre: Report
  • Strategy/Skills: Making connections, Determining author's purpose
  • Page Count: 24
  • Reading Level: 21
  • Item Code: 200706
  • High Frequency Words: about, around, into, live, many, people, some, take, under, use, work
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1825, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

You can't see air, but it's everywhere and we need it to stay alive. This book explains how pollution has made air dangerous to breathe. It gives some good tips for making sure that the air of the future is clean and safe.

After you have completed the Reader

This book describes how cars, ships, planes, and factories put fumes and chemicals into the air. Choose one of these things. Explain how it causes pollution. Write three things that people can do to make less pollution.

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