The House Near the Pond
In this exciting fictional narrative, readers learn about the ecosystem of a pond and the joys one can experience while having fun on a pond. Through a family’s experience when living on a pond, readers get a glimpse about a family dynamic that may be different from theirs. Help your students express their ideas about family and community with this imaginative book about a house near a pond. This fiction book is paired with the nonfiction book, Water and Life, for connecting across texts and comprehension through connection strategies.