In this book, students are cooks. There are simple recipes for treats like crispy cookies, mini-pizzas, and chocolate pudding. Following the recipes will help students understand how heat cooks food in different ways. Features of the Book – Recipe book format, – Specialised language – digest, convection, broil, – Abbreviations – tsp., tbsp., – Photographic sequences, – Step-by-step explanations, – Additional information in “hot tips” boxes and bulleted lists, – Labelled diagrams, – The humour in the chapter headings, Purpose What’s Cooking? can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – exploring language specific to the recipe book, – format, – reading and writing procedural text, – locating information using a contents page and an index, – using text as a model for students’ own writing, – summarising a piece of text using the main points, For most information please see our Lesson Plan.
Guided Reading Level25
GenreExplanation | Procedure
Theme/TopicFood | Maths | Science and Technology
Strategy/Skillsfeatures of non-fiction | Main ideas | using texts as models