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Intro to Chemistry: Need to Know

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Make science learning easy and fun with this curricular high-interest, low reading level series all about chemistry. An engaging exploration of the chemical world around us keeps struggling readers interested while carefully leveled text paired with a dyslexic-friendly font and design make learning easy.

Featured infographics and SilverTips for Success guide a review of key concepts from the book to reinforce comprehension and helps them ace their next test.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Intro to Chemistry: Need to Know (6 titles)
Cover: Acids and Bases Acids and Bases
Cover: Atoms and Molecules Atoms and Molecules
Cover: Chemical Reactions Chemical Reactions
Cover: Metals and Nonmetals Metals and Nonmetals
Cover: States of Matter States of Matter
Cover: The Periodic Table The Periodic Table
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 2
BISACS JNF051070, JNF051000, JNF000000
Genre High-Interest, Nonfiction
Copyright 2023
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series Intro to Chemistry: Need to Know
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
ISBN 9798885095433
Title Format Paperback
Author Daniel R. Faust

PSLA Review of Intro to Chemistry: Need to Know

his reviewer had the opportunity to read The Periodic Table. This title utilizes an analogy which equates the periodic table to a library in its organization structure. Larger text with key words highlighted and defined make this difficult topic accessible for struggling readers. Colorful photographs, images, and charts add to the visual interest. With backmatter that includes SilverTips for success, a glossary, read more, learn more online, and an index, this title will help readers in gather basic information on Chemistry. The text is written at a second-grade reading level in a dyslexia-friendly font, which will help struggling readers succeed with concepts learned in high school Chemistry or Physical Science classes.

THOUGHTS: This series is a recommended purchase for secondary libraries, especially in schools where students may study Chemistry.

SLJ Series Made Simple Review of Intro to Chemistry: Need to Know

Dive into the world of chemistry with the latest installment of the ‘Need to Know’ series from Bearport. Accessibility is at the forefront of these books, with text written at a second-grade reading level using a dyslexia-friendly font.

Titles explore different chemistry concepts, such as states of matter and chemical reactions. These complex scientific concepts are explained using straightforward language and thoughtful explanations to show how they are relevant in day-to-day life, making them understandable and interesting to striving readers.

Although the books can be read separately, they are enhanced when read as a set that builds upon different ideas. Full-page photographs and well-designed diagrams are used to illustrate chemistry concepts. Comprehension questions for further inquiry are provided at the end, along with additional print and online resources through the FactSurfer site.

Verdict: These engaging and readable texts bring chemistry to life; they are recommended for middle school collections needing ­Hi-Lo science titles.

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