Living Away From It AllTitle: Living Away From It All
978 1 74148 666 7
Homes and Shelters
Middle Primary B/Set 2
Levels 25–26


Description: Have you ever imagined what it would be like to live in a remote area, like on a farm in the country? Would you be able to go to school? What would happen if you got sick? Read Living Away From It All to find out about people who live in remote places in different parts of the world and how they survive.

Key concepts

  • Throughout the world there are people who live in remote places that are isolated from towns or cities.
  • Housing needs to suit these unique environments.
  • Getting food and access to services such as health and education can be difficult but there are ways that people in isolated areas can be kept in touch.

Curriculum links:
Study of society/Geography

Text types in this book

  • Report
  • Report: question and answer
  • Explanation
  • Recount

Text features of this book

Text tools

  • Headings
  • Table of contents
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Newspaper article
  • Interview
  • Labels
  • Captions
  • Specialised vocabulary

Text boxes

  • Did you know?
  • Think about…
  • Fact boxes

Visual tools

  • Photographs
  • Satellite images
  • Map

Reading and thinking strategies

  • Accessing prior knowledge
  • Predicting
  • Recognising the variety of strategies they have to discover the meaning of unknown words
  • Recalling factual information
  • Summarising information
  • Comparing information


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