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10 thoughts on “Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg

  1. says:

    Genre Nonfiction Awards NoneAudience K 3rdA The topic of this book is Oviparous animals Animals that lay eggs B The topic is presented in a friendly way by having them make predictions and engaging pictures The information is also written in kid friendly language.C There are diagrams to compare the size of all the animals eggs as w...


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    It is very realistic, but it is very weird to me I don t like this book at all I would not recommend this book at all to kids This book is a very unteachable, that s why this book is not interesting The book Guess What Is Growing Inside Th...


  3. says:

    Between 3 and 4 stars.I like the illustrations, I like the concept, I loved the informational blurbs The rhymes were a bit uneven and please make sure the question always comes last as a read aloud the inconsistency bugged me.


  4. says:

    Not bad but some sections were too long Illustrations just mediocre.


  5. says:

    This is a fun non fiction book, it was fun to guess what was inside the egg I loved the pictures and the way the story was presented


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    by Mia PosadaMillbrook Press, Minneapolis, 2007ISBN 978 0 8225 6192 7Description 29 p col ill 27 cm.Dewey 591.4Subject Narrative and informational nonfiction eggs baby animals question and answer formatInterest Level K 3 Reading Level 4.0Lexile measure 8904 out of 5 stars Summary from jacket flap Look Animal babies are hatching from their shells Study the picture and read the clues to find out what animal it will be Can you guess The charming verse and enchanting watercolor collages portray the many ways animals care for their eggs and young This book is filled with fascinating facts about animals, hatchlings, and their environment Evaluation This book is very similar in style and format to What Do You Do with a Tail Like This The illustrations are done in a collage format with a close up on the questioning page, and then a full view of the animal that hatches from the eggs on the follow up answer page.Posada also employs the use of repetition by beginning each section with a four line hint that rhymes, followed by the question, Can you guess what is growing inside this these egg s The answer is provided by the animal being named, ...


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    When authors take time to do research and to present science facts in a way that makes learning fun, everyone wins Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg by Mia Posada finds that perfect balance between entertainment and education A few facts are presented as clues as to what type of egg is being referenced, and then the book asks this question Can you guess what is growing inside this egg This gives young readers a chance to think about what they know, to investigate the clues that are provided, and then to interact with the book by guessing, either out loud or to themselves, what type of egg is being referenced The next page reveals what particular animal is growing inside the egg and then gives a few interesting facts on that species To keep readers engaged, it s important that this additional information isn t too extensive The author chose the most interesting and important facts about the particular species It seems the author chose things that children could easily grasp e.g., The mother and father penguins take turns holding the little chick on their feet to keep it warm Then the book moves onto the next type of egg, starting the process all over again Young readers could have fun with this book during a story time and could learn a lot from this book in a science class The information presented is pretty basic, so you wouldn t use it much beyond third grade, but younger readers could really gain new insight about the various animals th...


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    This book went through several different animals and described the scientific facts about how they lay their eggs, and what happens between the newborn and the parents once the newborn has hatched The book goes through describing the process of penguins, alligators, ducks, sea turtles, spiders, and octopuses It is also really cool because in the back of the book they show the actual sizes of the eggs of those animals and highlight the process of development of a duckling inside its egg The author and illustrator, Mia Posada, also makes the reading very fun and factual for the students As the book is beginning to introduce an egg of another type of animal it always says, Can you guess what is growing inside these eggs Then it gives a little hint of where the eggs are located and how they are protected, and then you have to turn the page and ...


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    This would make a good read aloud for students in grades k 3 This is a non narrative, informational text written in a conversational tone, as though the author is having a chat with the young student You can actually see the baby octopuses inside their eggs Posada introduces a mysterious egg with an informative clue This round sac of silk thread is packed full of tiny eggs Their mother spun it with her eight long legs and then asks Can you guess what is growing inside these eggs The reader turns the page and Posada answers the question and goes on to describe how the eggs hatch and so forth The illustrations support young students understanding of the text.Towards the end of the book, there is a two page spread with actual size of eggs worth peering at for a long moment and then contrasting aloud with students There is also a timeline of a duckling s incubation revealing how it grows over 26 days with developmentally appropirate feat...


  10. says:

    This adorable book by Mia Posada is both educational and fun to read The way this book is written leaves the reader guessing what type of animal eggs are shown in each picture The animals included in the book are baby penguins, baby alligators, ducklings, sea turtles, spiderlings, and baby octopuses The book describes each egg type and then goes on to tell quite a bit about each of the baby animals as well I would definitely use this book in my classroom For the younger grades K 2 , I feel that this book would make a great informational read aloud In fact, it would be a really good book to use when teaching students to use picture clues to figure out what is happening what type of animal it is This book could also be useful in the upper grades for students who are struggling readers It could be an option for a re...


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Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg Crack, Crackanimal Babies Are Hatched All Over The Place Can You Figure Out Who S Who Watercolor And Collage Illustrations Depict Close Up Scenes Of An Egg Or Eggs About To Hatch The Text Hints At What The Eggs Contain Hidden In A Rock Cave Deep Beneath The Ocean Waves Their Mother Wraps Her Long Arms Around To Keep These Eggs Safe And Sound The Observant Young Nature Lover Will Find A Visual Clue Of What Animal The Mother Might Be The Next Spread Provides The Answer In This Case, It S An Octopus The Second Spread Also Provides Fascinating Facts About The Species The Book Features A Number Of Species Ranging From Spiders To Penguins To Octopuses, And The Back Matter Provides Information About The Actual Size Of Various Eggs And How They Develop.