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Rivers of the World

Rivers of the World

Written by Edward Alan Kurtz

About the Resource:

Learn about rivers, the various terminologies associated with rivers, power of this waterway, its uses, flooding, and some longest, largest, highest, lowest, and famous rivers around the world.

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

Categories: Amazing Earth | Vocabulary | Travel

Reading Level: Level 3 - Intermediate Readers

Interactive Features: What Is This? | Comprehension Quiz

Type of Resource: Read Along Book

Resource Grade: Grade 3

Keywords: Rivers, Brook, Creek, Rill, Rivulet, Run, Stream, Delta, Estuary, Saline, Bank, Source, Mouth, Course, Upstream, Downstream, Erosion, Levee, Channel, Braided River System, Brackish, Riverbed

Common Core State Standards
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

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