Description: Analyze the author's use of print and graphic features to achieve specific purposes.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 7C


7C: Interpreting Images

7C: Interpreting Images

Description: Intepreting Images and Maps

✓ standard met

Selection: D-25


Grade level: 4
Word count: 1511 words
Author: John R. Corvell
Synopsis: Now come on. There's no such thing as a bird the size of an elephant. Is there?
Question image failed to load
Question: Look at this map. Based on what you read in the selection, the map shows where
  1. Pierre saw the giant birds.
  2. Pierre's ship started on its journey.
  3. Scientists discovered ostrich bones.
  4. Pierre's ship ended its journey.

✓ standard met

Writing prompt: Can an image help you understand a selection's main idea or theme? Choose two selections you read and explain how the image did or did not help you understand the selection.


Organization: Certica Solutions