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What Sinks? What Floats?

  • Product Type: Reader
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  • ISBN: 978-1-68310-298-4
  • Grade: 1 - 2
  • Guided Reading Level: F
  • specifications

Students in a classroom learn about what sinks and what floats in their classroom fish tank. Then they guess what will sink or float in a tub of water.
16 pages

Fiction: This is a fiction book.

About Learn to Read Books
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Science Concepts

Sight Words


Vocabulary Words

Related Learning Skills

  • Objects will sink or float
  • Materials, shape, and construction design affect buoyancy
  • what
  • we
  • have
  • our
  • some
  • thing(s)
  • too
  • will
  • or
  • look
  • want(ed)
  • know
  • let’s
  • find
  • out
  • said
  • first
  • would
  • next
  • Final consonant blend /nk/as in tankand sink
  • Vowel digraph /oa/as in floatand boat
  • sink
  • float
  • guessed
  • results
  • Making predictions
  • Comparing and contrasting
  • Connecting to prior knowledge
  • Creating charts
Author Rozanne Lanczak Williams
Fiction/Nonfiction Nonfiction
Weight 1.9 oz
Pages 16


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