What’s Living at Your Place?

If your house is warm and dry, you could have all kinds of creatures as house guests. In this book, entomologist Bruce Chapman tells us about some of these unwelcome creatures and why they like to come and live with us. Features of the Book – The regular structure of each chapter – The introduction and poem – Specialised vocabulary – pupa, abdomen, moult, – Life cycle diagrams – Labelled diagrams of the creatures – Photographs with captions – Detailed freeze-frame photographs – Background images that support the theme. Purpose What’s Living at Your Place? can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: -recognising and using different parts of a book – to locate information – understanding and using a glossary – interpreting and using graphic information in a text, for example, life cycles – summarising and presenting information in appropriate formats – using text as a model for students’ own writing.

AuthorBruce Chapman

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level3


Guided Reading Level25

GenrePoetry | Report

Theme/Topicand insects | Animals | birds | Habitats | Science and Technology

Strategy/SkillsFeatures of nonfiction | Summarising | Using graphic sources

Page Count32