The People Planet (SE)

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In The People Planet the reader learns that a thousand years ago, there were around a quarter of a billion people on Earth. Today, the world’s population is around six billion. This text explores what caused this rapid growth in population and considers the implications for the future.
Features of the Book – Cause and effect, – Dates and times, – Historical information and photographs, – Comparisons. Purpose The People Planet can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – using prior knowledge to support understanding, – analysing cause-and-effect relationships, – summarising and restating information, – examining human impact on the environment.

Themes covered in this book are: Change over time, History, Geography, Enviroment

Reading Level:27-28 (Ruby)

AuthorJohn Bonallack

SeriesSkyrider Investigations

Year Level4


Guided Reading Level27

GenreExplanation | Report

Theme/TopicChange over Time | Environment | History | Life Science

Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Comparing and contrasting | Prior knowledge | Summarising | Using graphic sources

Page Count32