The Big Aquarium Adventure
Stephen, a fourth grader, visits The Big Aquarium to look at many wild sea animals. But someone asks Stephen to touch a sea animal, and his body feels so scared that his hands are shaking.
What will Stephen do next?
Early chapter book with amazing art! 5th graders Alex & Jordan, explore Stephen’s visit to The Big Aquarium. Alex questions Stephen about marine life, and how frogs helped him handle a very upsetting event. Jordan creates a nonfiction report with animal’s size, habitat, and life cycles. They write a story. Educational resource for comprehension.
The first book in an early-chapter book series with upper elementary content:
Enriches comprehension routines and skills with “Pause and Think” predictions and reflections.
Provides guidance for parents to support non-traditional or neurodivergent learners.
Draws readers in with fiction and nonfiction chapters that are real, relatable, and relevant!
Alex and Jordan Host
a Kids Explore Page
Hi kids! This Alex and Jordan from the book, The Big Aquarium Adventure! We are glad you are here. We have coloring and activity pages that you can download and print, if your parents or adult family members say it's ok.
We also have a forum, which is a place for you to upload your drawings, stories, research reports, or other projects you are working on. We love to see what you have been doing! You can also ask us questions about ourselves or the book.
What are Developmental Books?
Developmental books adapt the book to the child like educators do in small groups or one-to-one teaching.
"Fill in the blank: Children who have _______ may need a developmental book that is adapted to the meet their neurodiverse needs."
*speech & language impairment, intellectual disability, ADHD, executive function or working memory deficits, autism, developmental delays, sensory processing disorder, traumatic brain injury, specific learning disability, dyslexia.
Patty Ruhfus, MEd., Reading Specialist at PGR Teaches