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Alpine Search Dogs

Series:

AlphaKids Plus

Level:

24

Text Type:

Explanation

ISBN:

9781741483758

Synopsis:

This book explains how dogs search for missing people in alpine regions. It focuses on the work of one alpine search dog and his handler.

Curriculum link:

Health & Social Science. Geography

Key Concepts:

Alpine Search Dogs use their sense of smell to locate people lost in the snow.

Reading Strategies:

Comprehending the text at the literal, inferential and interpretative levels. Using features of a nonfiction text to support understanding: contents page, introduction, conclusion.

Extent:

24

Supporting Materials:

Lesson Plan