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Plastic - PB
Plastic - PB
Plastic - PB
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Plastic is made into thousands of things that we use everyday, like buttons, bike helmets and toys. But have you ever thought about how it is made? Plastic looks at the processes for making plastic, not to mention its many, many uses.

Reading Level: Gr. K-2
Interest Level: Gr. K-3
Guided Reading Level: L
Binding: Paperback
Series: Everyday Materials
Author(s): Andrew Langley

Size: 8 ¼″ × 9″
No. of Pages: 24
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 3.8
Dewey: 668.4
Lexile: 650L
Copyright: 2009


“...Inquisitive children will enjoy and benefit from�this discussion of plastic, a familiar material.�This book�is outstanding because of�the striking photography on each page, which accompanies�the narrative�on the�making of�plastic. The photography is up-close, and�children will easily see what the text is explaining...I can't wait to use Everyday Materials: Plastic�with my younger students in a whole-group setting.�It's appropriate for�kindergarten through grade 3 and has a reading level of�K–2, with Accelerated Reader support.�Teachers will be able to use this outstanding book for years to come when discussing plastic,�plastic products, the�plastic-making process, and recycling. —National Science Teacher's Association, 02/09 “Everyday Materials is an�ideal series of�informational books�to use with younger students in a whole-group setting or at a station to support content in technology, engineering, or physical properties.” — National Science Teacher's Association, 01/09 “This series introduces common materials in an engaging style. The text and photos work together, progressing from the definition of the material to how it is manufactured and what it is used for. Bordered insets are used to expand the topic, encourage application of the new knowledge, or pose questions for exploration....The large type, bright photos, and uncluttered layout will allow large and small group use.” —School Library Journal, 11/08