Awesome OceansTitle: Awesome Oceans
978 1 74148 667 4
Survival and Safety
Middle Primary B/Set 3
Levels 26–27


Description: The oceans of the world are vital to all life on earth and yet they are places of great mystery. Learn about different parts of the ocean and the plants and animals that live there. Awesome Oceans will challenge you to think about how we can change the way we use the ocean for the better.

Key concepts

  • The oceans of the world are vital to all life on earth.
  • Many animals live together in the ocean.

Curriculum links:
Natural science/Study of society/Technology

Text types in this book

  • Report
  • Recount
  • Explanation
  • Discussion

Text features of this book

Text tools

  • Specialised vocabulary
  • Headings
  • Table of contents
  • Index
  • Visual Glossary
  • Labels
  • Captions

Text boxes

  • Did you know?
  • Fact boxes

Visual tools

  • Graph
  • Microscopic images
  • Cross-section diagrams
  • Map
  • Timeline
  • Food web
  • Tables
  • Photographs

Reading and thinking strategies

  • Accessing prior knowledge
  • Posing questions
  • Predicting
  • Understanding the use of the table of contents, glossary and index
  • Understanding the text layout, that is, what sections to read first
  • Reading diagrams, tables, timelines and maps
  • Using photographs, diagrams and so on to extend knowledge


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