One cold, rainy, spring night, a young girl and her scientist father participate in "Salamander Night" to follow hundreds of spotted salamanders as they venture into a vernal pool to mate and lay eggs. Together, the father-child team studies the salamanders through their complete amphibian metamorphosis, culminating in the adult salamanders' disappearance into the woods in late summer. In easy-to-understand text, the girl relates the tale through her illustrated, photographic journal.This fictional story includes a 4-page For Creative Minds section in the back of the book and a 34-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guide online. Salamander Season is vetted by experts and designed to encourage parental engagement. Its extensive back matter helps teachers with time-saving lesson ideas, provides extensions for science, math, and social studies units, and uses inquiry-based learning to help build critical thinking skills in young readers. The Spanish translation supports ELL and dual-language programs. The enhanced ebook reads aloud in both English and Spanish with word highlighting and audio speed control to promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, text engagement, and reading comprehension.
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|Grouping Title||salamander season|
|Grouping Author||curtis jennifer keats|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-10-26 19:35:02PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-10-27 00:59:47AM|
Frederick, J. Adam,
|author||Curtis, Jennifer Keats,|
Frederick, J. Adam,author.
|author_display||Curtis, Jennifer Keats|
|detailed_location_school||Eakin Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction|
|display_description||"One cold, rainy, spring night, a young girl and her scientist father participate in "Salamander Night" to follow hundreds of spotted salamanders as they venture into a vernal pool to mate and lay eggs. Together, the father-child team studies the salamanders through their complete amphibian metamorphosis, culminating in the adult salamanders disappearance into the woods in late summer. In easy-to-understand text, the girl relates the tale through her illustrated, photographic journal."--|
Spotted salamander -- Juvenile literature
Salamander season / by Jennifer Keats Curtis and J. Adam Frederick ; illustrations by Shennen Bersani
Salamander season [electronic resource] Curtis, Jennifer Keats,