Making Yoghurt is a book which contains step-by-step instructions for making yoghurt and suggests different ways that it can be eaten. It also includes the history and health benefits of this food. Features of the Book – Instructions for an activity, – Captioned photographs, – Question-and-answer format, – Specialised vocabulary – bacteria, calcium, Celcius, degrees, ingredients, liquid, multiply, powdered protein, sterilises temperature, thermometer, Word Study Opportunities – Double vowels – cool, smoothie; sweet, freeze, – Word ending “est” – creamiest, thickest, – Digraph “ch” – change, children, check, – Initial blend “fr” – Francesca, fresh, from, – Multisyllabic words – bacteria, dishwasher, everything, ingredients, multiplying, temperature, Purpose Making Yogurt can be used to introduce and reinforce the following standards-related skills: – recognising the features of non-fiction text, – using context clues and prior knowledge to understand unfamiliar words, – reading and writing procedural text, – exploring multisyllabic words through segmenting, – writing simple instructions.
Themes covered in this book are: Food, Health, Science and Technology
Reading Level:19-20 (Purple)
Guided Reading Level19-20
GenreExplanation | Procedure
Theme/TopicFood | Health | Science and Technology
Strategy/SkillsReading and writing procedural text | Recognising the features of non-fiction text | Using context clues and prior knowledge to understand unfamiliar words