A Place For Bats

A Place For Bats[BOOKS] ⚣ A Place For Bats By Melissa Stewart – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk In simple yet informative language, A Place for Bats introduces young readers to ways human action or inaction can affect bat populations and opens kids minds to a wide range of environmental issues D In simple yet informative language, A Place For Bats introduces young readers to ways human action or inaction can affect bat populations and opens kids minds to a wide range of environmental issues Describing various examples, the text provides an intriguing look at bats, at the ecosystems that support their survival, and at the efforts of some people to save them At the end of the book, the author offers readers a list of things they can do to help protect these special creatures in their A Place ePUB ô own communities Artist Higgins Bonds glorious full color illustrations vividly and accurately depict the bats and their surroundings. Twin Text Bats at the Library by Brian LiesRationale I selected the picture book, Bats at the Library by Brian Lies because I believe a great connection can be made between the environments of both my nonfiction and fiction book In Bats at the Library, some bats enter through an open window and discover a bunch of fun things that they can do In the library, they make shadows on the wall with an overhead projector, read upside down, and play in the water fountain A Place for Bats shows young Twin Text Bats at the Library by Brian LiesRationale I selected the picture book, Bats at the Library by Brian Lies because I believe a great connection can be made between the environments of both my nonfiction and fiction book In Bats at the Library, some bats enter through an open window and discover a bunch of fun things that they can do In the library, they make shadows on the wall with an overhead projector, read upside down, and play in the water fountain A Place for Bats shows young children how human interaction can affect bat populations and their environment It explains bat ecosystems, environment, survival, etc Students can point out the similarities and differences between what the bats did in the story and what real bats can do or the environment at the library and their normal habitat Text Structure This book uses a variety of different structures It describes why we need bats and what they do The book is a narration about bats with facts there were also boxes on each layout that shared aanecdotal note that supported the text on the page The photographs looked very lifelike There was also a section at the end of the book that is a list of what readers could do to protect bats Strategy Application I would have students do a venn diagram and compare contrast both the environment and way bats live of both books I would want students to identify what is similar such as both environments are in the dark or different Book Review citation for nonfiction book 2012, November 12 Horn Book Magazine Filled with detailed and fascinating acrylic illustrations of several different types of bats, this book uses engaging language to describe the appearance, habits and characteristics of bats while repeatedly reminding readers about some of the ways you and I can work to insure that bats have a place to call home The author goes to great pains to insure that readers realize that humans have often been responsible for killing bats through ignorance On other hand, she describes how some humans no Filled with detailed and fascinating acrylic illustrations of several different types of bats, this book uses engaging language to describe the appearance, habits and characteristics of bats while repeatedly reminding readers about some of the ways you and I can work to insure that bats have a place to call home The author goes to great pains to insure that readers realize that humans have often been responsible for killing bats through ignorance On other hand, she describes how some humans now tack up bat boxes or leave the dead fronds on their palm trees as resting places for bats Even adults can learn a lot from this book for instance, much as wind turbines are touted as a form of renewable energy, a low pressure area near their blades can spell death for hoary bats Back matter includes interesting bat facts and a bibliography for those who want to knowThis title will be a terrific addition for a science classroom library Even the endpapers contain maps of the range of North American bats and tiny illustrations of the bats My coworker, Debbie, who is a former teacher and current bat lover, pointed out that this book is great for a wide range of ages For younger kids, read just the simple text at the tops of the pages To make it substantial for older kids, read the supplemental text boxes throughout the book A great book to educate kids about bats and the impact humans have on their environments. Love her books This is a perfect mix of facts and pictures Would use to inspireresearch and action on the part of students. This book gave so much information about bats I learned quite a few new facts I m going to be buying this book for my school library. Finalist for the AAAS Suburu Science Books Film Prize for Excellence in Science Books A Place for Bats is loaded with interesting facts about bats and will fascinate young readers Finalist for the AAAS Suburu Science Books Film Prize for Excellence in Science Books A Place for Bats is loaded with interesting facts about bats and will fascinate young readers This nonfiction book focuses on 12 kinds of bats that live in different parts of the U.S The author, Melissa Stewart, tells us the importance of protecting bats, some interesting facts about bats, and what humans have done to harm bats This book has beautiful illustrations showing bats in their different habitats I would read just the top of the page to younger students, but read the whole book to older students The inside cover shows a map of North America and a range of where each of the 1 This nonfiction book focuses on 12 kinds of bats that live in different parts of the U.S The author, Melissa Stewart, tells us the importance of protecting bats, some interesting facts about bats, and what humans have done to harm bats This book has beautiful illustrations showing bats in their different habitats I would read just the top of the page to younger students, but read the whole book to older students The inside cover shows a map of North America and a range of where each of the 12 bats covered in the book lives I used this as a read aloud with kindergarten students, so we really only focused on the narrative text It works well with this age, not only being good nonfiction, but also a pattern story We talked about bats and why people might not like them Lots of questions and comments from the kids throughout the reading. This is an excellent book about bats for young readers Fabulous illustrations and information. Illustrations over photosWeak writingnot a fan

A Place For Bats eBook ´ A Place  ePUB ô
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • A Place For Bats
  • Melissa Stewart
  • English
  • 09 January 2019
  • 1561456241