Read the three books
listed below. Be prepared to take a test on each book in September.
Take brief notes so you can refresh your memory prior to the test.
The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy – Kathy Lasky
Meg Lowman is a scientist who has spent
years studying the rain forest canopy. Lasky and Knight join her in the
treetops of Belize to record the wonders of plant and animal life found
more than 100 feet above the ground. Lasky also explains the methods
scientists use to conduct research in this environment, sometimes under
extremely difficult circumstances.
The War with Grandpa – Robert Kimmel Smith
When Peter’s grandfather moves from Florida to live with him and his family,
Peter is dislocated from his beloved bedroom and forced to live in the
upstairs attic. Peter is angry and upset, and feeling like he has no
other recourse, he decides to take matters into his own hands by
The U.S. Constitution and You – Syl Sobel
Discover how the
Constitution provides for the federal government's three
branches--legislative, executive, and judicial. Then they see how it
gives all citizens many rights, including the right to vote, to enjoy
freedom of speech and the press, to worship according to one's religious