Divers’ Dream tells the story of an old tugboat that is moved from a museum to the sea where it is sunk and used as a place for recreational divers to visit. Features of the Divers’ Dream Book – Non-fiction text features – reports, labelled diagrams, maps with a key, glossary, index, photographs, – Sequential text and photographic sequence of events, – Quotation marks to distinguish technical terms, – Newspaper features – headline, article, letters to the editor, – Problems and solutions, – Specialised vocabulary – towed, harbours, museum, scuba diver, marine biologist, engineers, funnel, trailer, welded, – Compound words – tugboat, businessman, newspaper, everyone, portholes, fireworks, slipway, Purpose Divers’ Dream can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – exploring problem resolution, – following a sequence of events, – forming and supporting opinions, – paraphrasing and summarising information.
Learning Media believes that literacy is at the heart of learning. Our carefully levelled print and digital texts for guided, shared and independent reading will support and challenge your students. Backed by thorough research and built on current and effective pedagogy, Learning Media’s literacy learning resources help meet the learning and teaching needs of every student and teacher. Learning Media has been a leading education resource supplier for schools in Australian and New Zealand for over 20 years. We bring high-quality, innovative literacy resources to the education community – resources centred on evidence-based instruction and designed with the knowledge of how teachers teach and students learn.
Themes covered in this book are: Overcoming obstacles, Sports, Leisure and Recreation
Reading Level:21-22 (Gold)