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Portuguese Man-of-War : Floating Misery
Portuguese Man-of-War

You may not see a Portuguese man-of-war when you're swimming in the ocean. Yet that doesn't mean you're safe. A man-of-war's tentacles are so long—up to 165 feet (50 m)—that a swimmer could brush against them and get stung without ever seeing the creature. A sting from the man-of-war is extremely painful, but fortunately it usually isn't strong enough to kill a human.

In Portuguese Man-of-War: Floating Misery, kids will learn all about the natural habitat, physical characteristics, ....

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Title: Portuguese Man-of-War
Subtitle: Floating Misery
Copyright Date Orig:  2010
Dewey Decimal Number: 593
ATOS: 4.8
Lexile®: 880
SRC Quiz Available: Yes
Guided Reading: O
Reading Recovery: 24
Availability: In Stock

 
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SPECIFICATIONS

Reading Level: 3, Interest Level: 1 – 6
Trim: 8" x 10"
Pages: 24
Photos: Full color
Format: Reinforced Library Binding + eBook

RESEARCH FEATURES

Table of Contents
Glossary
Bibliography
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Index

KEY FEATURES

Habitat maps
Large, full-color photos
Fact boxes
Controlled text with an average of 85 words per two-page spread
Fact page that describes two other ocean animals that attack in a way similar to the featured predator

CURRICULUM CONNECTION

Life Science; Animal Classification
CCSS Reading Standards for Informational Text

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


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Safe web links and fun crossword puzzles for kids!

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