Your Body In Balance

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The human body needs the right balance of food, water, exercise, and sleep. Your Body In Balance explores why each of these things is important to stay healthy.
Features of the Book – Figurative language – your body in balance; an amazing machine, – Statistics, – Fact boxes with a question-and-answer format, – Charts and a bar graph, – Specialised vocabulary – cells, digesting, organs, muscles, nerves, blood vessels, nutrients, Purpose Your Body in Balance can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – exploring the author’s use of figurative language to increase understanding, – interpreting and using charts as a source of information, – recognising cause-and-effect relationships, – studying the use of verbs, – writing a response to the text, – understanding the body’s need for food water exercise and sleep to stay healthy.

Themes covered in this book are: Food, Health, Life Science

Reading Level:23-24 (Silver)

AuthorPat Quinn

SeriesSkyrider Investigations

Year Level3


Guided Reading Level23


Theme/TopicFood | Health | Life Science

Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Figurative language | Grammar and conventions | Using graphic sources | Vocabulary and word study

Page Count32