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My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis Reading Reflection

My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis Reading Reflection

Introduction

Our world is made up of many different kinds of creatures, from tiny ants to giant whales. Now you'll get the chance to learn about the life cycles of one of those creatures: the praying mantis.

 


Reading Review

On your own, read My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis. Then, answer these questions: 

 

1. Who is telling this story?

 

2. Which parts of the story do you think are nonfiction? 

 

3. Which parts of the story do you think are fiction?

 

4. What do praying mantises eat? 

 

5. What kind of creatures are predators of praying mantises? 

 

6. Why do praying mantises shed their skin?

 

7. How long do praying mantises live?

 

Reading Reflection

1. What kind of information is this book aiming to share?

 

2. What questions do you still have about the life and nature of praying mantises? 

 

3. What do you think about this hybrid text style of writing? What do you like about it? What don't you like about it?

 

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