Water and Our World

Recommended Read-Alouds

Some of the lessons include optional read-aloud storybooks that may be read to the children at any point during the lesson. The lessons include all of the information necessary for the children to learn and understand the unit concepts. The optional read-aloud books are suggested as additional information to complement the unit if you choose.

The books listed can typically be purchased online or found at your local library. A printable list is available within the science unit and a visual list is provided below for your convenience. Click the pictures below to view details or purchase via Amazon.

Top Picks

A Drop of Water by Walter Wick

Lesson 2 – States of Water

Nonfiction

Interest level 1-6+

This book is also a suggested read-aloud for our Chemistry unit.

 

Flood Warning by Katharine Kenah

Lesson 6 – Water Shapes the Earth

Nonfiction

Interest level K-5

A Drop Around the World by Barbara Shaw McKinney

Lesson 5 – Bodies of Water

Nonfiction

Interest level K-6


Additional Recommendations

Note: Not all lessons have suggested read-alouds

 

Lesson 1 – All About Water

Water by Emily Neye

Nonfiction

Interest level K-1

Let’s Drink Some Water by Ruth Walton

Nonfiction

Interest level 1-6

Also recommended for Lesson 4


Lesson 4 – The Water Cycle

Once There Was a Raindrop by Judith Anderson and Mike Gordon

Nonfiction

Interest level K-3

This book is also a suggested read-aloud for our Meteorology unit.


Lesson 5 – Bodies of Water

Earth’s Landforms and Bodies of Water by Natalie Hyde

Nonfiction

Interest level K-3

Lesson 6 – Water Shapes the Earth

 

Follow the Water From Brook to Ocean by Arthur Dorros

Nonfiction

Interest level 1-4


Lesson 11 – Clean Water

Everybody Needs Water by Ellen Lawrence

Nonfiction

Interest level K-3


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