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Nonfiction Monday: Teeth

Learn more about teeth - both real and imaginary - in this fiction/nonfiction book pair for grades 3-5.Nonfictionmonday

Facts First

TeethTeeth
by Sneed B. Collard (Author)
and Phyllis V. Saroff (Illustrator)

Reading level: Gr 3-5
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

Explore the many sizes, shapes and types of teeth. (Did you now that trout have teeth on their tongues?)

Pair With

CapiaincrowsteethEoin Colfer's Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth
by Eoin Colfer

Reading level: Gr 3-5
Paperback: 112 pages
Publisher: Miramax

Nine-year-old Will knows he doesn't believe in ghosts - until late one night he hears someone calling his name...

Activities...

Learn all about mammal's teeth in English and in Spanish.

View the dental anatomy of different mammals.

See the fossilized teeth of a Great White Shark!

Talk about Tooth Care. (Click the Game Time icon for more health games and activities.)

Ask students to write about losing their baby teeth with these six trait mini-lessons.

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