The Magic School Bus Sees Stars: A Book About Stars PDF

The Magic School Bus Sees Stars: A Book About Stars PDF I was excited to use this book in my stars lesson but it just didn t have the info I was looking for It defines stars, shows different sizes, but doesn t go into color or why we can t see them during the day or even why they twinkle Still, it has a place in the science center. Children will love being able to imagine that they are in space while learning about stars. don t be bossy and be honest Title Author The Magic School Bus Sees Stars by Joanna Cole1 Awards the book has received none2 Appropriate Grade Level s 1st 5th 3 Summary Ms Frizzle s class wants to buy their friend Dorothy Ann a birthday gift, after a mishap with the birthday gift they made her The TV is playing an infomercial saying you can buy stars Keesha won t buy anything without seeing it first So, Ms Frizzle gathers her class and they all head to the Magic School Bus, or better yet Magic Space Bus, wher Title Author The Magic School Bus Sees Stars by Joanna Cole1 Awards the book has received none2 Appropriate Grade Level s 1st 5th 3 Summary Ms Frizzle s class wants to buy their friend Dorothy Ann a birthday gift, after a mishap with the birthday gift they made her The TV is playing an infomercial saying you can buy stars Keesha won t buy anything without seeing it first So, Ms Frizzle gathers her class and they all head to the Magic School Bus, or better yet Magic Space Bus, where they all take a trip to the space and visit learn about the stars 4 Review I love the Magic School Bus books They are great for teaching our students children while imaginative and creative I believe this book would spark a lot of questions and really grab my students attention 5 2 3 in class uses Students buy their own star They choose a star, write a description about it, and give it a name they can describe their star using facts they learned about stars in the book Students turn and talk What would you name your star What would it look like Then, draw a picture of their star This was one fabulous and very informing read In this story, Ms Frizzle takes her classmates to outer space to help them find out all about the stars The classmates find it hard to believe that stars can be so old but discover that even a star that is two million years old is still a very young star While they are in space, Horace Cope, the tv star, helps to lead them through their adventure with Ms Frizzle They discuss the gas and dust in the air as well as the age of some of the other st This was one fabulous and very informing read In this story, Ms Frizzle takes her classmates to outer space to help them find out all about the stars The classmates find it hard to believe that stars can be so old but discover that even a star that is two million years old is still a very young star While they are in space, Horace Cope, the tv star, helps to lead them through their adventure with Ms Frizzle They discuss the gas and dust in the air as well as the age of some of the other stars and how long it would take to reach them In the end, they end up buying a star for D.A and name it after her Then, they watch the star explode and share what happens when one explodes another is born Afterwards, they return to school and share with Dorothy Ann what happened I would recommend this book for second and third graders because the content is very informative and would be useful in using them to help with lessons The vocabulary can be understood by this age level as well as the content.The illustrations in this book, by Bruce Degan, are wonderful They are very bright, colorful drawings that show a lot about the information in the book and help to understand the content.I gave this book four stars because it was a fun book to read and was helpful in learning about the stars in the sky The Magic School Bus takes the children on a space adventure of star exploration to choose one to buy Great science information included. We ve read so many of the stories in the Magic School Bus series and our girls have loved them all Sometimes they can be a bit of a pain to read aloud, especially if there is a lot of dialogue or extraneous notes, but we still enjoy reading them together and they are so interesting that it makes science fun I love that In this story, we learn a bit about stars And while it s just a tiny fraction of the information available about stars, it helps to reinforce what they ve already learned f We ve read so many of the stories in the Magic School Bus series and our girls have loved them all Sometimes they can be a bit of a pain to read aloud, especially if there is a lot of dialogue or extraneous notes, but we still enjoy reading them together and they are so interesting that it makes science fun I love that In this story, we learn a bit about stars And while it s just a tiny fraction of the information available about stars, it helps to reinforce what they ve already learned for example, that the sun is a star and it expands their knowledge about how stars are formed and how far away they are We really enjoyed this story and will continue to search out the few remaining books in the series we have not yet read A book about stars, from the animated television series on the Learning Channel The Magic School Bus Sees Stars is such a cute and interesting book I loved reading it when I was a child in school, and still enjoyed it 15 years later Ms Frizzle and her class take a journey into space to see stars after some class mates decided they wanted to see what a star looked like up close They wanted to do this because they saw an add on television that was selling stars for just seven dollars and they needed to buy their friend, Dorothy Anne a present After they went and visited The Magic School Bus Sees Stars is such a cute and interesting book I loved reading it when I was a child in school, and still enjoyed it 15 years later Ms Frizzle and her class take a journey into space to see stars after some class mates decided they wanted to see what a star looked like up close They wanted to do this because they saw an add on television that was selling stars for just seven dollars and they needed to buy their friend, Dorothy Anne a present After they went and visited the star they potentially wanted to buy they learn that it had been sold, they then decide on buying a red supergiant star After buying it the star explodes, and the class learns about star age and rebirth of stars I highly recommend this book by Joanna Cole It is a must have in an Elementary classroom and in the library Dorothy Ann D.A isn t at school today, even though it s her birthday The children and Ms Frizzle struggle to figure out what to give her and finally decide upon a star Off they zoom into space to learn about all the different kinds of stars and how they are formed.Great illustrations.

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