What My Sister Taught Me About Magnets

What My Sister Taught Me About Magnets is a realistic, fictional account of a girl who loves to investigate magnets. She investigates the similarities and differences among magnets of different shapes, sizes, and strengths. Through a series of “speeches,” the girl explains to her older sister what she has learned by investigating, and the ways in which she compared different magnets. What My Sister Taught Me About Magnets models ways of investigating magnets, recording data, making explanations, and the use of comparative language.