Saving The Yellow Eye is a story about the yellow-eyed penguin and how it is the rarest penguin in the world. Scientist John Darby explains how he set out to help recreate its endangered habitat. Features of the Book – The information in the photographs, – The use of graphs, – Fact files on penguins, – The use of photo insets, – Specialised vocabulary – habitat, extinct, endangered, hemisphere, – The clear statement of the problem and solution, – The use of maps, Purpose Saving the Yellow Eye can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – exploring specialised vocabulary, – summarising important ideas, – exploring cause and effect, – using maps and graphs as sources of information, – using electronic media to research a topic.
Themes covered in this book are: Animals Birds and Insects, Life Science, Habitats
Reading Level:23-24 (Silver)
Guided Reading Level24
GenreExplanation | Procedure
Theme/Topicand insects | Animals | birds | Habitats | Life Science
Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Summarising | vocabulary and word