What Can You Do with an Elephant House?

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What Can You Do with an Elephant House is a tale of two students get an opportunity to make a difference in their community. Children will love reading this book as they will learn about writing proposals and planning and carrying out a project at the City Zoo.

Features of this book are:

  • An example of the problem-solving process
  • The use of historic photographs to set the scene
  • The example of a chronological report
  • The transactional writing
  • The use of brainstorming to set priorities
  • Thought bubbles, sketch map, and lists
  • The use of different typefaces for effect.

What Can You Do with an Elephant House? can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills:

  • Writing a proposal
  • Using chapter headings as clues to content
  • Retrieving information from a text
  • Discussing the pros and cons of a course of action
  • Using diagrams to present information.

Themes covered in this book are: Challenge, Problem Solving, School and Community

Reading Level: 31++ (Black)

AuthorMiriam Gaynor/Aleshia Goodwin

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level6

Guided Reading Level30

GenrePersuasive Writing | Procedure | Recount

Theme/TopicChallenge | Problem Solving | School and Community

Strategy/SkillsForming opinions | Information skills | Using graphic sources

Page Count32