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  • Author(s) Claire Halliday
  • Edition
  • Published1st January 2019
  • PublisherECPP
  • ISBN9781760861551
Title Information:­ High Up: High Up explains what life is like in high altitude places and how people have adapted to be able to survive in such harsh environments with difficult terrain. It also examines the impact that tourists and visitors are having on the environment in these regions.Content vocabulary:acclimatised, alpine, altitude, avalanches, canyons, commercial, crevasse, crevices, dehydration, domesticated, ethnic, evaporates, exposure, handicrafts, highland, human traffic, humidity, huntergatherers, hydrated, hypoxia, insulated, metropolis, plateaus, porters, pristine, puna grass, renowned, semi-nomadic, summit, sweat glands, terrain, undercoat, uniqueKey concepts: People living in high altitude places have adapted so they are able to survive in these challenging conditions  People who visit high altitude places must take precautions, so they are safe and stay well  Too many touristsReading Strategies: Identifying the author’s purposeRelated resource:Lesson Plan - High UpSeries 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) Claire Halliday
  • Edition
  • Published1st January 2019
  • PublisherECPP
  • ISBN9781760861551
Title Information:­ High Up: High Up explains what life is like in high altitude places and how people have adapted to be able to survive in such harsh environments with difficult terrain. It also examines the impact that tourists and visitors are having on the environment in these regions.Content vocabulary:acclimatised, alpine, altitude, avalanches, canyons, commercial, crevasse, crevices, dehydration, domesticated, ethnic, evaporates, exposure, handicrafts, highland, human traffic, humidity, huntergatherers, hydrated, hypoxia, insulated, metropolis, plateaus, porters, pristine, puna grass, renowned, semi-nomadic, summit, sweat glands, terrain, undercoat, uniqueKey concepts: People living in high altitude places have adapted so they are able to survive in these challenging conditions  People who visit high altitude places must take precautions, so they are safe and stay well  Too many touristsReading Strategies: Identifying the author’s purposeRelated resource:Lesson Plan - High UpSeries 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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