The Shapes of Water explores the theme of the shapes and patterns in water, leaves, seeds, and fruit, with examples of both expository and procedural texts. Features of the Book – Five articles on a theme, – Contents page, – Procedural text in the activities, – Articles by the same author, – Bold type for keywords, – Simple science concepts, – Specialised vocabulary – vein, droplet, pod, spine, Purpose The Shapes of Water can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – locating and explaining keywords, – distinguishing fact from opinion, – following procedural text, – using text as a model for students’ own writing, – locating and researching new sources of information.
Themes covered in this book are: Plants, Science and Technology, Life Science
Reading Level:23-24 (Silver)
Guided Reading Level24
GenreExplanation | Procedure
Theme/TopicLife Science | Plants | Science and Technology
Strategy/Skillsfeatures of non-fiction | Main ideas | using texts as models