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Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Written by Edward Alan Kurtz

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About the Resource:

A book about earthquakes, how they occur, what causes them, how they are measured and recorded, and safety tips to follow during an earthquake.

For Ages: 9 to 11 years | 7 to 9 years

Categories: Extreme Earth | Science

Reading Level: Level 4 - Advanced Readers

Interactive Features: Fill In The Blanks | Comprehension Quiz

Type of Resource: Read Along Book

Keywords: Earthquake, Seismic Wave, Aftershock, Richter Scale, Fault Line, Tectonic Plate, Tsunami



Common Core State Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.1
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.2
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.4
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.5
Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

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