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HNB — 2nd Grade Readability —
It's All True! Level 2
Author: Lisa Benjamin Publisher: HNB ISBN: 978-1-57128-887-5 Readability Level: 2nd Grade Readability Recommended Ages: 9-14+ Subject/Genre: Nonfiction in the Content Areas DRP Lexile Rating: Lexile: 450-530
This high-interest nonfiction series includes reading experiences in five content areas: Life Science, Earth and Space Science, History/Social Studies, Technology, and Careers. It introduces grades 4–8 content-area vocabulary in a medium that struggling readers can master.
Read-UP! with 3 levels of readability. Each level (set of 5 books) contains a book from the five content areas, so a student can keep reading in one content area if he or she prefers.
It's All True! Level 1: Most frequent 950 words It's All True! Level 2: Most frequent 1200 words It's All True! Level 3: Most frequent 1450 words
FREE Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Questions are aligned with the Common Core State Standards. (see link on this page)
Weird Science (content area: Living Things) Scavengers, deep-sea monsters, and two-headed flatworms are just a few of the weird creatures, large and small, that live in our world. Beware of the eyelash mites! Lexile: 490
Earth Gets Weird (content area: Earth and Space) Black holes and blue holes, chocolate hills and solar explosions. Earth and space have some real surprises! Lexile: 520
Final Resting Places (content area: History) Readers visit famous and unusual tombs around the world, learning about the leaders who are buried in them and their plans for the afterlife. Lexile: 450
Invented by Mistake (content area: Technology) How are pacemakers, potato chips, penicillin, and Silly Putty alike? They and many other inventions were invented by mistake! Lexile: 500
Weird Jobs (content area: Careers) Some people have weird jobs. In this book you'll meet workers who design roller coasters, study garbage, make fake food, and act like aliens for a living! Lexile: 530
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"Young readers need books to read that are interesting to them. If we can also get them interested in science, it is a win–win situation." ---National Science Teachers Association Review of Weird Science - 2014