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  • Author(s) Anna Porter
  • Edition
  • Published1st January 2019
  • PublisherECPP
  • ISBN9781760861568
Title Information:­ Saving the Amazon River: Saving the Amazon River explains why the Amazon is considered such a special and important place. It examines the plants and animals that live there and how the health of this area is vital to the health of the whole planet. The book outlines the things that are threatening to destroy this unique and precious environment and discusses what people are doing to try to save it.Content vocabulary:agriculture, algae, arable, atmosphere, basin, biosphere, canopy, carbon dioxide, decay, dieback, diversity, ecosystems, endangered, environmentalists, equator, erosion, fertilisers, global warming, harvest, indigenous, industries, mercury, migratory, oxygen, pollutants, reforest, slash-and-burn, species, sustainable, thatched, toxic, tributaries, vegetationKey concepts: The Amazon River Basin is a unique ecosystem that is home to an amazing array of wildlife  Human activity is threatening the health of the Amazon River Basin  Some people are working to protect and save the Amazon River BasinReading Strategies:Related resource:Lesson Plan - Saving the Amazon RiverSeries 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) Anna Porter
  • Edition
  • Published1st January 2019
  • PublisherECPP
  • ISBN9781760861568
Title Information:­ Saving the Amazon River: Saving the Amazon River explains why the Amazon is considered such a special and important place. It examines the plants and animals that live there and how the health of this area is vital to the health of the whole planet. The book outlines the things that are threatening to destroy this unique and precious environment and discusses what people are doing to try to save it.Content vocabulary:agriculture, algae, arable, atmosphere, basin, biosphere, canopy, carbon dioxide, decay, dieback, diversity, ecosystems, endangered, environmentalists, equator, erosion, fertilisers, global warming, harvest, indigenous, industries, mercury, migratory, oxygen, pollutants, reforest, slash-and-burn, species, sustainable, thatched, toxic, tributaries, vegetationKey concepts: The Amazon River Basin is a unique ecosystem that is home to an amazing array of wildlife  Human activity is threatening the health of the Amazon River Basin  Some people are working to protect and save the Amazon River BasinReading Strategies:Related resource:Lesson Plan - Saving the Amazon RiverSeries 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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