This book contains the fiction story The Oil Feud and the non-fiction story Energy of the Future.
The Oil Feud, In this futuristic story Michael and his mother visit Michael’s grandfather. Michael explores his grandfather’s home and finds some ancient machines. He also discovers the reason behind his mother’s and grandfather’s strained relationship. Features of The Oil Feud – Narrative text that includes orientation, problem, climax, and resolution – Futuristic fiction – Use of vivid descriptive language including personification – First-person narrative Purpose The Oil Feud can be used for the following purposes: – introducing the ideas and vocabulary in the associated non-fiction title – making inferences and predictions – using visualisation to make meaning – exploring figurative language, including personification
In Energy of the Future, Over 80 percent of the world’s energy comes from burning fossil fuels. This report discusses some alternative sources of energy that are already being used or are currently being developed. Features of Energy of the Future – Specialised vocabulary.
Themes covered in this book are: Earth Science, Environment
Reading Level: 31++ (Black)
SeriesSkyrider Double Takes
Guided Reading Level30
GenreReport | Science Fiction
Theme/TopicCommunication | Earth Science | Environment | Family | Relationships
Strategy/SkillsFigurative language | Making inferences | Making predictions | Visualising