» Welcome to the Desert

Welcome to the Desert

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Yellow (Levels 6-8)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Habitats, Life science
  • Genre: Report
  • Strategy/Skills: Asking and answering questions, Drawing conclusions, Activating prior knowledge
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 7
  • Item Code: 200693
  • High Frequency Words: from, get, has, here, not, there, too, when
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELY1648, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1450, ACELA1453, ACELA1454, ACELA1821, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

There's not a lot of water in a desert, so it's hard to imagine many animals living there. This book explains how desert animals get a drink when they're thirsty.

After you have completed the Reader

There isn't much water in the desert. Imagine you are an animal that lives in the desert. Draw a picture of yourself as an animal. Write about how you would find food and water. Tell someone your ideas.

Support Materials

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Printable Reader (Wordless)


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