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National Geographic Young Explorer (Student Magazine) - April 2013

National Geographic Young Explorer (Student Magazine) - April 2013

http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html

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A great option to get k-1st reading. It helps that the student can listen along while they read. by msilvadun10 Jul 20

National Geographic Young Explorers magazine is for kindergarten and first grade students. Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text. This site gives students access to non-fiction stories and its related vocabulary. Most kids love looking at and reading nature books and this is a great way to do it. by vickiekwiecinski Jul 2

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