People have used fossil fuels for hundreds of years but these sources of energy are running out.Tomorrows Energy looks at how we have made and used energy in the past and sources of energy for the future.
Features of the Book – Flow chart and graph, – Specialised vocabulary – fossil fuels, solar, turbines, generator, carbon dioxide, methane, nuclear, toxic, uranium, – Questions addressed to the reader, – Statistics, Purpose Tomorrow’s Energy can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – identifying and summarising the main ideas, – determining the author’s purpose, – exploring word derivations, – recognising cause-and-effect relationships, – using graphic aids such as charts to convey information, – recognising different kinds of energy and their limitations.
Themes covered in this book are: Earth Science, Environment, Physical Science
Reading Level:23-24 (Silver)
Guided Reading Level23
GenreExplanation | Report
Theme/TopicEarth Science | Environment | Physical Science
Strategy/SkillsAuthor's purpose | Cause and effect | Main ideas | Using graphic sources | Vocabulary and word study