Sky Rider (SE)

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Sky Rider is an informational text which describes the thrills and excitement of sky surfing with extreme-sports enthusiast, Logan Shipgood. The layout and photographs provide a clear explanation of the process that Logan goes through to learn and perfect his technique. Features of the Book – The combination of fact and opinion, – The layout of photographs to emphasise movement, – Sequences of detailed photographs, – Procedural text, – The use of similes – like a great, green pancake, – Specialised vocabulary in bold type – canopy, pilot chute, altimeter, jumpsuit, Purpose Skyrider can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – using context clues and prior knowledge to determine meaning, – distinguishing between fact and opinion, – creating a glossary, – exploring the use of figurative language, – writing and following procedural text.

Themes covered in this book are: Adventure, Leisure and Recreation, Physical Science, Safety

Reading Level:27-28 (Ruby)

AuthorAngie Belcher

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level5


Guided Reading Level27

GenreProcedure | Recount

Theme/TopicAdventure | Leisure and Recreation | Physical Science

Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Fact and opinion | Prior knowledge

Page Count32