The materials in this section include -
K-1: Kitten's First Full Moon & Whatever the Weather
2-3: Ruby Bridges & Even an Octopus Needs a Home
4-5: Butterflies & Riparia's River
6-8: Winterdance, Watershed, The Continental Divide, & Botany of Desire
9-10: The Things They Carried, Experimental Power Plant Takes the CO2 Out, & Made in America
11-12: Walden, Wilderness Warrior
When considering texts/reading materials to use in their classrooms, teachers need to evaluate the complexity of those materials: quantitative, qualitative, and needs of reader and task. These cross-discipline samples are intended be used for discussion, but teachers should apply the same process to selecting curricular materials.