Wild, Wild WeatherTitle: Wild, Wild Weather
ISBN:
978 1 74148 670 4
Topic:
Survival and Safety
Middle Primary B/Set 3
Levels 26–27

 

Description: Every day somewhere in the world people’s lives are thrown into chaos by wild weather, as tornadoes and cyclones rage across the land and blizzards bring freezing rains. What should you do when wild weather comes your way? Read Wild, Wild Weather to find out.

Key concepts

  • Understanding that the earth’s weather can be violent and destructive. Wild weather events can have devastating effects on people’s lives.
  • Accurately predicting extreme weather events is crucial to the safety and wellbeing of people. When wild weather is likely people need to know what to do to stay safe.


Curriculum links:
Earth science/Natural science

Text types in this book

  • Report
  • Recount
  • Explanation
  • Procedure


Text features of this book

Text tools

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

Text boxes

  • Did you know?
  • Think about…

Visual tools

  • Satellite images
  • Diagram
  • Map
  • Photographs


Reading and thinking strategies

  • Accessing prior knowledge
  • Posing questions
  • Synthesising information from the body text with other information on the page
  • Understanding first person recounts
  • Interpreting world maps using keys
  • Interpreting information related to a world map

 

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