In Cyber-Team, The City Council has decided to sell the Madison Road soccer field to make way for a new housing development. Karina and her cyber friends decide to do something about it. After the mayor doesn’t take much notice they become determined to find a way to keep the field from being sold.
Features of Cyber-Team
Narrative text that includes orientation, problem, climax, and resolution
Use of dialogue
Use of technology (computer chat room, email, website)
Computer screen layout, emoticons, and dialogue style
Use of aliases and abbreviation
In Team Up, Have you ever been part of a sports team or a clean-up team? Teams work together to get things done. Read about all kinds of teams, then take the test to see if you are a team player. This text examines how teams work and what it means to be a team member. It identifies several kinds of teams and includes a test to determine how much of a team player the reader is.
Features of Team Up! Report with an introduction, examples, a quiz, and a conclusion Text organisation using subheadings Specialised vocabulary and glossary Purpose Team Up! can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: making connections determining the author's purpose distinguishing between facts and opinions
Themes covered in this book are: Overcoming Obstacles, Environment, Leisure and Recreation, Communication, Sports
Reading Level: 31++ (Black)
SeriesSkyrider Double Takes
Guided Reading Level30
Theme/TopicCommunication | Environment | Leisure and Recreation | Neighbourhood | Overcoming Obstacles | Problem Solving | Relationships | School and Community | Sport
Strategy/SkillsAuthor's purpose | Fact and opinion | Making connections