From the Series First Step Nonfiction — What Earth is Made Of
Earth is made of different things—gases, rocks, soil, and water. Soil is the top layer of the ground. Made up of tiny rocks and small pieces of plants and animals, soil helps plants grow and provides a home to insects and worms.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||First Step Nonfiction|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Guided Reading Level||F|
|Features||Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo glossary, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides|
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Author: Robin Nelson
Robin Nelson's careers have always kept her surrounded by books—as an elementary teacher, working at a publishing company, and now working as a school library media specialist. But her favorite job is writing books for kids. She has written many nonfiction books for children. She lives with her family in Minneapolis.
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First Step Nonfiction — What Earth is Made Of
Students take a close look at four basic elements of our planet—gases, rocks, soil, and water—in this easy science series. The detailed photos provide opportunities to see, for example, several forms of water in nature or the parts of soil. Amazing trivia, such as the fact… View available downloads →