In Move It the reader finds out that moving heavy things from one place to another can be hard work. It’s a good thing that we have simple machines to help us. Once you’ve learnt more about levers, pulleys, and wheels, you won’t be able to imagine life without them. Shifting things from one place to another can be hard work. This text explores how simple machines such as levers, pulleys, and wheels work and how they help make life easier. Features of the Book – Analogy, – Procedural text, – Explanations of complex concepts, – Technology used to solve problems, – Historical information Purpose – Move It! can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – locating and interpreting information, – summarising Determining main ideas, – following instructions, – understanding the position and motion of objects in space.
Themes covered in this book are: Science and Technology, History, Physical Science
Reading Level: 29-30 (Sapphire)
Guided Reading Level28
Theme/TopicHistory | Science and Technology
Strategy/SkillsAnalysing themes | Following instructions | Summarising | Text structure