Chirping Crickets
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Chirping Crickets (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2)

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Chirp! Chirp! Chirp!

That's the sound crickets make. You've probably heard them chirp on a summer evening. But did you know that they make their chirping sounds by rubbing their wings together, and that only male crickets can chirp?

Inside this book you'll learn about crickets, and even how to tell the temperature by counting a cricket's chirps.

Melvin Berger and Megan Lloyd...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 18th 1998 by HarperCollins
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One day, I was outside with my kindergarten class, and we found a cricket. It was alive, but could not move. The kids were so interested in it and all gathered around to try and move it with sticks. I suggested we try and nurse him back to health. The kids agreed and we found a jar to put him in.So I ask the teacher if we could keep him. One of my students said to me, but we don't know how to fix him or make him better. I told them that after lunch we would stop by the library to get all the boo...more
Mar 02, 2011 Isabel rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Isabel by: Ellie
Very clear, interesting book about crickets. This is perfect for background knowledge for elementary schoolers. Concise, clear and comprehensive but still easily accessible for early elementary. The pictures are great, too. I enjoyed the little cultural bits at the end explaining a little about other countries' concepts of crickets. I thought the easy, but interesting experiments were great and offer a chance for budding scientists to collect data, hypothesize and test their hypothesis. This is...more
Brittany Houston
Some students can easily make personal connections to this text because they hear crickets at night. Also, teachers can use this book during a thematic unit on insects. Children can learn about different body parts and functions.
Shelly Koressel
This book is all about crickets and how they take their legs to make the chiping noises. Good for learning about crickets. For 1st to 3rd grade.
Elementary science level book about crickets. The book includes fun facts as well as activities.
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