Small Wonders Level 2 - Bees by Mahmoud Gaafar, Jane Wightwick.
Small Wonders is a beautifully illustrated series of graded Arabic readers that is ideal for learners in grades 3–9 and heritage environments. Aligned to U.S. National Science Education Standards, each book includes interesting cultural information about the Arab world, with stunning images to provide context and visual stimulation.
Designed specifically for advanced beginning Arabic readers, Bees explores topics such as the different species of bees, why bees and ants are considered the most intelligent insects, the speed of a honey bee in flight, the origin of the term "honeymoon," and the use of honey in ancient Egypt. Level 2 recycles and builds upon the vocabulary and grammar taught in Level 1 by introducing simple present/past verbs and common plural patterns.
A free audio recording of the complete text is available for download on the . Teachers and parents will also find additional resources on the companion website, including:
- full scope and sequence of topics, grammar, and language introduced at each level
- word bank for each level, showing complete vocabulary sets used in the series
- additional activities and extension ideas for each book in the series, suitable for classroom and home use
Paperback, 32 pages.
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