This book contains the fiction title Dinosaur Dig and the non-fiction title Animals in Danger.
In Dinosaur Dig, A scientist goes on a dinosaur dig to study the remains of T. Rex. Her two children make an interesting discovery too! Features of Dinosaur Dig – First-person narrative – Direct speech – Riddle with clues – Factual information Purpose Dinosaur Dig can be used for the following purposes: – introducing the ideas and vocabulary in the associated non-fiction title – making predictions – developing a sequence of events – locating and interpreting information
Animals in Danger This non-fiction text describes animals that are endangered the most important reasons why and the measures that are being taken to protect them. Features of Animals in Danger – Report – Contents page, glossary, index – Bullet points – Tables – Footnote – Headings and sub-headings – Case studies – Labelled diagrams and illustrations Purpose Animals in Danger can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – using questions to focus reading – using graphic features to find information – exploring cause and effect.
Themes covered in this book are: Environment, Habitats, Life Science
Reading Level: 23-24 (Silver)
SeriesSkyrider Double Takes
Guided Reading Level24
GenreMystery | Report
Theme/TopicAdventure | Discovery | Habitats | Life Science
Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Information skills | Making predictions | Sequencing