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Oil Spill

Disaster in the Gulf

Oil Spill

Disaster in the Gulf

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Key Features

Description

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that began on April 20, 2010, may be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. In Oil Spill! Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, prolific nonfiction writer and Florida resident Elaine Landau gives young readers the essential facts about the spill. This book chronicles the spill's beginning, as well as efforts to stop it. It also provides an overview of the spill's expected effects, and describes what people are doing to help clean up the spill, along with suggestions on what kids can do.

Standards

RI.5.8. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
RI.6.7. Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

Product Details

  • Item #: NTS531128
  • ISBN13: 9780545311281
  • Format: Paperback Book
  • Pages: 32
  • Genre:
    Informational Text
  • Grades: 5 - 8
  • Lexile® Measure: 970L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level V
  • DRA Level: 40 - 50
  • ACR Level: 6.6

Oil Spill

Paperback Book

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