The beavers' busy year

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Along a stream a dam pops out of the water. Beavers are busy at work! These aquatic mammals have unique traits that aid them in building the perfect lodge to raise young beavers and keep predators away. Mary Holland's vibrant photographs document the beavers' activities through the course of a year. Do these beavers ever take a break? Follow along as they pop through the winter ice to begin the busy year of eating bark, building dams and gathering food just in time for winter to come again.This nonfiction picture book with a cuddle factor includes a 6-page For Creative Minds section in the back of the book and a 35-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guide online. The Beavers' Busy Year 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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Grouped Work ID 279fbcb5-01a3-d56b-4866-2043d2dd81df
Grouping Title beavers busy year
Grouping Author holland mary
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-06-25 19:35:01PM
Last Indexed 2019-06-26 00:23:46AM

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subject_facet Beavers, Beavers -- Habitations, Beavers -- Habitations -- Juvenile literature, Beavers -- Juvenile literature, Beavers. -- Habitations
title_display The beavers' busy year
title_full The beavers' busy year / by Mary Holland, The beavers' busy year [electronic resource] Holland, Mary, 1946-
title_short The beavers' busy year
topic_facet Beavers, Habitations