Earthquakes! is an expository non-fiction text about earthquakes including what to do during an earthquake, what causes an earthquake, what happens during an earthquake, the effects an earthquake can have, and where earthquakes occur.
The text unfolds in second -person narrative in the form of a beginning chapter book including a table of contents and a glossary. Information is presented by the main text, labelled photographs, diagrams, illustrations, and maps that support and enhance the text.
Earthquakes! varies in sentence length and structure. Some new terminology such as crust, plates, pressure, seismograph, and tsunamis are used in context. Some sentences begin with phrases, clauses, or transition words.
This title is from the TIME® for Kids: Nonfiction Readers series from Teacher Created Materials. Build your school bookroom or classroom library with dynamic and engaging nonfiction readers.
Invoice Title: EARTHQUAKES! (PB) C2011