“At the top of the world in the arctic cold, the polar bear lives, a sight to behold.
A story of change and loss of home, a hungry family on the roam.”
Nanuk, a young polar bear mother must deal with a changing environment as she tries to provide for her cubs. Will Nanuk be able to find enough sea ice to hunt for food?
Written in rhyming text and supplemented with facts against a background of full-color, realistic illustrations, Nanuk - A Hopeful Polar Bear Tale is a unique resource for classroom discussions.
This paperback book includes a world and habitat map, glossary of vocabulary words, and a wide range of discussion questions giving every student, regardless of reading level, an opportunity to think critically and participate!
Themes of climate change, loss of habitat and human-animal interaction integrate science into your reading curriculum.
Corresponding Nanuk activity cards, posters, and wristbands are also available on TpT. The cards reinforce the reading skills of;
synonyms and antonyms
distinguishing fact from opinion
compare and contrast
reconstructing a sequence
using context clues
determining author’s purpose
This book, when used in conjunction with the activity cards, provides the materials needed for an engaging literacy learning center.