Saving the Park (SE)

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In Saving The Park Carl is usually too busy skateboarding to notice what’s happening around him until one day he finds out that the council wants to build a new road through the local skateboard park. A meeting in the community hall gives Carl and his friends the opportunity to help save the park for everyone to use. Features of the Book – First person point of view, – The energy and movement in the illustrations, – The narrative structure – orientation, problem, development, climax, resolution, conclusion, – The development of the main character, – Colloquial vocabulary – skunk, wise guy, No time, Awesome, – Specialised vocabulary – move, tricky, handplant, boarding, rides the ramp, – The environmental theme, Purpose Saving the Park can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – recognising point of view, – relating ideas in a text to students’ own experiences, – exploring the development of characters and the consequences of their actions, – using persuasive language to present an argument, – using research and interview skills.

Themes covered in this book are: Different Views, Environment, Neighbourhood, Character education

Reading Level: 29-30 (Sapphire)

AuthorSarah Wilson

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level5

Fiction/NonfictionFiction

Guided Reading Level29

GenreRealistic Fiction

Theme/TopicDifferent Views | Environment | Neighbourhood

Strategy/SkillsForming opinions | Making connections | Point of view | Prior knowledge

Page Count32

ISBN0

Dimensions190x130mm