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The Universe

The Universe

Written by Edward Alan Kurtz

About the Resource:

Learn all about the universe, what it is, how it began, how big it is, what it is made of, and its importance in history and culture.

For Ages: 7 to 9 years

Categories: Space and Astronomy | Science

Reading Level: Level 3 - Intermediate Readers

Interactive Features: Fill In The Blanks | Comprehension Quiz

Type of Resource: Read Along Book

Resource Grade: Grade 2

Keywords: Universe, Galaxy, Celestial, Gravity, Big Bang, Stars, Vacuum, Space



Common Core State Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3
Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

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