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  • Author(s) Keith Pigdon
  • Edition
  • Published1st January 2019
  • PublisherECPP
  • ISBN9781760868611
Title Information:­ Deserts of the World: Deserts of the World explores different types of deserts by describing a hot desert (the Sahara), a cold desert (the Gobi) and a polar desert (Antarctica). It discusses what each desert is like, and the plants and animals that are able to survive in these extreme environments.Content vocabulary:Antarctica, deserts, dry, endangered, extinct, glaciers, Gobi Desert, icebergs, mountain ranges,  polar desert, Sahara Desert, sand dunes, sandy, snow, temperatures, valleysKey concepts: Some deserts are very hot and some are very cold, but all deserts are dry with very little rainfall.  Plants and animals that live in deserts have special features that allow them to survive.Reading Strategies: VisualisingRelated resource:Lesson Plan - Deserts of the WorldSeries Information: WorldWise is a high-interest literacy program that encourages inquiry and questioning while extending knowledge in science and a range of STEM topics linked to the curriculum. This engaging program teaches reading strategies simultaneously with natural, earth and physical science concepts – reflecting the diversity of the world students live in.Students will develop strategies and skills to read informative texts across a range of text types while they learn to become informative text writers. With an assortment of text types on offer, themes and concepts are introduced and revisited across the reading stages, building on initial concepts with increasing complexity.WorldWise Lesson Plans support each Student Book, offering practical, systematic and easy-to-implement instructions. These visually appealing resources integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics.WorldWise Investigations is a web-based tool that provides extension activities for titles in the program. It encourages exploration of content linked to curriculum outcomes in a deeper more hands-on way. Students are supported with a framework that encourages investigation and inquiry.This series is supported by an array of teacher resources which can be obtained by visiting www.worldwise.com.au

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  • Author(s) Keith Pigdon
  • Edition
  • Published1st January 2019
  • PublisherECPP
  • ISBN9781760868611
Title Information:­ Deserts of the World: Deserts of the World explores different types of deserts by describing a hot desert (the Sahara), a cold desert (the Gobi) and a polar desert (Antarctica). It discusses what each desert is like, and the plants and animals that are able to survive in these extreme environments.Content vocabulary:Antarctica, deserts, dry, endangered, extinct, glaciers, Gobi Desert, icebergs, mountain ranges,  polar desert, Sahara Desert, sand dunes, sandy, snow, temperatures, valleysKey concepts: Some deserts are very hot and some are very cold, but all deserts are dry with very little rainfall.  Plants and animals that live in deserts have special features that allow them to survive.Reading Strategies: VisualisingRelated resource:Lesson Plan - Deserts of the WorldSeries Information: WorldWise is a high-interest literacy program that encourages inquiry and questioning while extending knowledge in science and a range of STEM topics linked to the curriculum. This engaging program teaches reading strategies simultaneously with natural, earth and physical science concepts – reflecting the diversity of the world students live in.Students will develop strategies and skills to read informative texts across a range of text types while they learn to become informative text writers. With an assortment of text types on offer, themes and concepts are introduced and revisited across the reading stages, building on initial concepts with increasing complexity.WorldWise Lesson Plans support each Student Book, offering practical, systematic and easy-to-implement instructions. These visually appealing resources integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics.WorldWise Investigations is a web-based tool that provides extension activities for titles in the program. It encourages exploration of content linked to curriculum outcomes in a deeper more hands-on way. Students are supported with a framework that encourages investigation and inquiry.This series is supported by an array of teacher resources which can be obtained by visiting www.worldwise.com.au
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