Karen has used these with seeds as counters.
not a read aloud, could share sections. Some good information- lots of facts. More of a reference. How to make compost in a bag/activity. Glossary and section to learn more.
Rhyming, simple text, flap book, for younger children (older can review on their own)
Good illustrations. Children modify text-bit long, can read the pictures to get an idea of how the worms work. Find out more section with experiments good for home-school connection.
alphabet book, rhyming, good rhythm and facts about how to compost, illustrations are fun. Has chef's note in back-very good, about what to compost.
Excellent photographs, might adapt when reading for younger children (read pages of high interest). Very engaging photos and glossary. Provides classroom investigation suggestions.
Good for home-school connection. Not for storytime but experiments you can do at home.
Photos are great. Has a glossary, alot of the target words. Definitions provided in the text.
Might read later in the year- lots of words. Informational text.
Nice photographs -life cycle.
content bit advanced-has nice poem