From the Series A Look at Continents
In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the unique and defining characteristics of Australia. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about this continent’s landscape, biomes, climate, wildlife, culture, and more. Strong STEM connections promote multi-subject learning.A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, maps help readers locate the continent, and an At a Glance summary provides quick facts for easy reference. Children can learn more about Australia using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Explore Australia also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Explore Australia is part of Jump!’s A Look at Continents series.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||C3 Social Studies|
|Subject||Geography, History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||24|
Series Made Simple
This series provides a visual tour of the seven land masses. Each continent gets its own book, featuring information on its climate, native animals, population, and unusual features. In Explore Africa, readers will learn about the Sahara desert, Mount Kilimanjaro, and the many animals in the Serengeti. Explore Antarctica features a close-up look at penguins, seals, and the international researchers who work at the science stations. Students who read the whole series will see repeated geography terms such as plateau and equator. A glossary and an index complete each book. VERDICT Full-page images and large text make this an appealing, informative guide to the continents.