Type:

E-book, Fiction

Description:

This book focuses on one of Burgess' many classic forest creatures of the Green Forest and Green Meadow areas: Buster Bear. Buster Bear is new to the area and due to his size and gruff voice, many fear him. However, he soon proves himself to be a kindhearted friendly bear that wants to be friends with his new neighbors. His neighbors are shocked however to find out that the token human in the series, Farmer Brown's Boy, is afraid of Buster; surprising everybody since it was widely thought that Farmer Brown's Boy feared nothing. As it turns out, not only is Farmer Brown's Boy afraid of Buster, but Buster is afraid of him!

Subjects:

  • Educational Technology > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Pre-K
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
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  • Professional Education & Development
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
  • Special Education
  • Other

Keywords:

free books public domain reading

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Update Standards?

LA.2.RI.2.1: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

LA.2.RI.2.2: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

LA.2.RI.2.3: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

LA.2.RI.2.4: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

LA.2.RI.2.5: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

LA.2.RI.2.6: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

LA.2.RI.2.7: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

LA.2.RI.2.8: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

LA.2.RI.2.9: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.

LA.2.RI.2.10: English Language Arts Transition Year 2012-14

By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2?3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
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