Teaching Science Through Picture Books: A Rainforest Lesson

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In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, a study of the tropical rainforest is introduced through the picture book "Welcome to the Green House" by Jane Yolen. This science lesson, which incorporates reading, writing, and technology, is a template that can be used with other books by Jane Yolen to teach about the desert, the polar ice cap, and the Everglades.

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    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Science, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Life Sciences

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