About Earth, by Pauline Cartwright, is a short informational text. The book is a part of the ReadyGen program for grade 3. This packet includes comprehensive vocabulary terms as well as thought provoking questions based on the text. Students will have to apply their knowledge of the third grade reading skills (context clues, theme, cause and effect, comparing and contrasting, author's purpose, perspective, informational text features, etc.) in order to correctly answer comprehension question.