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This person is texting on a smartphone. People can use smartphones for many things. They can send text, photos, and videos. They can take photos or record video. They can use the Internet.

This phone has many different apps. Some apps are for listening to music or podcasts. Others help people keep track of their health and exercise routines. Some are for reading news. Some are for using social media or playing games. There are millions of different apps.

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Making Connections


Do you or your family members use smartphones? What do you use them for?


Have you read another book about smartphones or other new technology? What did you learn from that book?


How has the world changed because of smartphones?

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