Komodo Dragons

Deadly Hunting Reptiles

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

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

Find out what a Komodo dragon has in common with a Mexican mole lizard. Discover what sets a Komodo dragon apart from a yellow-bellied sea snake. Readers will compare and contrast key traits of Komodo dragons—their appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle—to similar and different reptiles. 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 reptile and how reptiles are alike and different from each other.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-08-01
BISACS JNF003190, JNF051150, JNF003300
Dewey 597.95'968
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 810
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 174251
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

School Library Journal

“Students can put their critical thinking skills to the test with these well-designed and accessible titles. . . . Featuring a few charts and some eye-catching photographs, these selections are solid contenders in a saturated field.”—School Library Journal

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.

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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 →