Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 2.5
Lexile Measure®: 720L
DRA: Not Available
Guided Reading: Not Available
- General Nonfiction
- Social Studies
- Geography and Map Skills
About This BookLavishly illustrated with artwork and amazing photographs, Alphabasics are a combination of ABC books and picture dictionaries. Each book names an object for each letter and gives fascinating information on topics that are fresh and appealing to children.
-- an entire page explores one subject and its related topics
-- lavish illustrations and photographs help provide further information
-- entertaining and informative facts
"F" is for fiesta, which means "feast day" in Spanish and is used to describe Mexico's many parties and celebrations. Children will be captivated by the colorful photographs of this pictorial tour of Mexico. "S" explains why Mexicans speak Spanish today and features the meaning of a number of Spanish words. Children will love reading about:
-- jalapenos and other Mexican foods
-- the Zapotecs, and other ancient peoples of Mexico
-- religion, the Day of the Dead, and more!