The Weather TodayTitle: The Weather Today
978 1 74148 650 6
The Nature of Our World
Middle Primary A/Set 1
Levels 22–23


Description: What will the weather be like today? Can you tell by looking at the sky? Would you be right? Read The Weather Today to learn about weather, and how and why it changes.

Key concepts

  • Knowledge of the weather and daily weather patterns is useful for our everyday activities. However in the case of extreme weather, people need to be informed so that they can be kept safe.

Curriculum links: Earth science. Natural science.

Text types in this book:

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

Text features of this book

Text tools

  • Table of contents
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Specialised vocabulary
  • Labels
  • Headings
  • Tables

Text boxes

  • Did you know?

Visual tools

  • World map with key
  • Photographs
  • Diagrams

Reading and thinking strategies

  • Accessing prior knowledge
  • Posing questions
  • Understanding how to read and follow procedural texts
  • Reading diagrams
  • Interpreting maps using keys


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