A Day in the Salt Marsh
This is the story of “A Day in the Salt Marsh”. Author, Kevin Kurtz, tells it so well. He goes into detail of each subtle change the marsh goes through in a day. These are the changes most people do not stop and take the time to see. The creatures and their habits, the rise and fall of tides, the sights and sounds of life in the salt marsh. Love the illustrations. They show above and below the water line so readers can explore the entire marsh. Written with educating the reader about this fascinating habitat “A Day in the Salt Marsh” is a great way to get some earth science into your little one’s mind. Includes Arbordale’s Creative Minds section which I have come to love.
Enjoy a day in one of the most dynamic habitats on earth: the salt marsh. Fun-to-read, rhyming verse introduces readers to hourly changes in the marsh as the tide comes and goes. Watch the animals that have adapted to this ever-changing environment as they hunt for food or play in the sun, and learn how the marsh grass survives even when it is covered by saltwater twice a day. An activity on adaptations is included in the “For Creative Minds” section.
This nonfiction picture book with a cuddle factor and rhyming text includes a 5-page For Creative Minds section in the back of the book and a 54-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guide online. A Day in the Salt Marsh 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 interactive 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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