Do Kids Need Recess?
Many young students enjoy recess, but some schools have started to phase out this period of playtime in favor of test preparation and more time in the classroom. Is this helping or harming children? Readers learn how to answer that question for themselves in an informed way with the help of balanced text that shows both sides of this debate. Fact boxes provide additional statistics and other essential information, while a helpful graphic organizer presents a creative way to develop critical-thinking skills. Relatable full-color photographs create a deeper sense of engagement as readers learn to respect other points of view.