Grizzly Bears

Huge Hibernating Mammals

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Discover what a grizzly bear has in common with a jaguar. Find out what sets a grizzly bear apart from an armadillo. Readers will compare and contrast key traits of grizzlies—their appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle—to traits of other mammals. Charts and sidebars support key ideas and provide details. Through gathering information about similarities and differences, readers will make connections and draw conclusions about what makes this animal a mammal and how mammals are alike and different from each other.

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978-1-46775-578-8
$26.65 $19.99
978-1-46776-217-5
$39.99 $29.99
978-1-46778-924-0
$19.99 $19.99
978-1-51246-238-8
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 2015
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.6
BISACS JNF003020, JNF051150, JNF003140
Dewey 599.784
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 870
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 171402
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Maps, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Awards

  • Learning Magazine Teachers' Choice Award, Winner, 2015

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“The unusual comparison of mammal traits makes this a series worth considering.”―School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Rebecca E. Hirsch

Rebecca E. Hirsch, PhD, is the author of numerous books about science, nature, and geography for children. She lives with her husband and three children in State College, Pennsylvania. You can visit her online at rebeccahirsch.com.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Comparing Animal Traits

The Comparing Animal Traits series builds students’ critical thinking skills by helping them gather and analyze information about what makes animals similar to and different from one another. The clear text and vibrant photos show how some species in the same… View available downloads →