Wreck Trek (SE)

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Wreck Trek is a beautifully written and illustrated book that takes a fascinating look at the underwater wrecks of ships and planes and explains to the reader how they change over time. It also follows a group of wreck hunters and explores the different ways they locate and retrieve treasure.

The features in this book are:

  • The cover and layout of chapter headings, linking to the theme of the book
  • Specialised vocabulary: sonar, strobe lights, stern, scuttle
  • The different ways of presenting information: glossary, index, map, and website addresses
  • Varied format: photographs, diagrams, and information boxes
  • Examples of procedural text and diagrams
  • Historical information

Wreck Trek can also be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills:

  • Predicting content and probable outcomes
  • Using photographs to help with the overall comprehension of text
  • Using layout and chapter headings to navigate text
  • Reading to become informed
  • Using a variety of sources: including electronic media to research a topic
  • Developing a time line to summarise and record key events.

Themes covered in this book are: Science and Technology, Careers, Exploration

Reading Level: 31++ (Black)

AuthorAngie Belcher

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level6


Guided Reading Level30

GenreProcedure | Report

Theme/TopicCareers | Exploration | Science and Technology

Strategy/SkillsMaking predictions | Sequencing | Using graphic sources

Page Count32