Descriptive (nonfiction) 77 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 230L.
Imagine the sound of the waves crashing on shore, the warm ocean breeze, and the sand beneath your toes. In Imagine the Beach, students are invited to use their imagination and senses to take a trip to the beach in their mind’s eye. Colorful photographs support students’ learning as they practice visualizing and classifying information.
Our grandchildren love the beach. It’s such a BIG place. A place to YELL and yell very LOUDLY! The beach is a place to RUN and run FAST! They collect shells and dig DEEP to build sand castles. They look for crabs and watch the birds and boats afar. The waves are perfect and they get to swim!
The beach is where a kids can be a kids and enjoy nature. Traveling and visiting beaches are great ways to teach children about the world, especially places that are not apart of their regular environment. Learning while young encourages children to appreciate and understand the importance of taking care of our fragile eco-system.