Small Wonders Level 3 - The Hummingbird 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 intermediate Arabic readers, The Hummingbird explores topics such as what hummingbirds use to make their nests, how quickly hummingbirds' wings beat, and why male hummingbirds have bright plumage. Level 3 recycles and builds upon the vocabulary and grammar taught in Levels 1 and 2 and introduces more sophisticated language and content.
A free audio recording of the complete text is available for download on the Small Wonders Companion Website. 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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