Twisting Up a Storm (SE)

Twisting Up a Storm (SE)
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In Twisting Up A Storm the reader gainsan informative account of tornadoes presents intriguing facts and true-life experiences. It describes the destruction tornadoes can cause, how they form, how they are tracked, and why people chase them.

This book features:

  • Dramatic photographs to promote discussion
  • The use of background images and patterns to enhance the effect of the text
  • The multiple ways of presenting information:- reports, fact files, labelled and scaled diagrams
  • Map Technical vocabulary :- Doppler radar, supercell, meteorologist, air mass
  • Website information for further research
  • Procedural text and diagrams
  • The personal perspectives of the storm chasers.

Twisting Up a Storm can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills:

  • Interpreting the information in diagrams:- using a contents page, index, and glossary
  • Understanding scientific diagrams:- constructing and interpreting flow charts
  • Posing questions for research
  • Using diagrams to sort and present information.

Themes covered in this book are: Earth Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Science and Technology

Reading Level: 31++ (Black)

AuthorCheryl Duksta

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level6


Guided Reading Level30

Theme/TopicEarth Science | Natural Disasters | Science and Technology | Weather

Strategy/Skillsexplanation | Procedure | recount

Page Count32