Unit A: Plants and Animals

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

Marvelous Mammals
Summary: Mammals share some traits, but come in all shapes and sizes.

On Level

Are They Look-Alikes?
Summary: Some baby animals look like their parents; other baby animals do not.

Challenge

The Life of a Bean
Summary: A bean plant sprouts from a seed and grows to produce new seeds.

PUPIL BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 1

Seeds
Photographs accompany facts about seeds.
Lily's Garden
Lily and her grandparents share their love of gardening.

CHAPTER 2

Questions and Answers: Mammals
This overview of mammals provides information about traits and habits.
Amphibians
Readers learn about this animal class and its characteristics.

CHAPTER 3

The Life Cycle of Reptiles
A look at the life cycles of reptiles includes their characteristics and their habitats.
Animal Lives: The Frog
This book explores one year in the life of a frog, explaining its birth, predators, mating habits, and habitat.