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Coral Reef Diary

Series:

AlphaWorld

Level:

16

Text Type:

Diary

ISBN:

9781741485875

Synopsis:

This book is written as a diary from the point of view of a girl who visits Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef with her parents. The girl's mother is making a video about the reef.

Curriculum link:

Natural Science

Reading Strategies:

Identifying the features of a diary entry. Identifying words that are used to indicate that the text is written in the first person. Identifying words with /gr/ and /sn/ blends. Understanding scientific vocabulary used in the book: anemones, coral reef, flippers, mask, poisonous, polyps, reproducing, snorkelling, tentacles, underwater observatory.

Extent:

20

Supporting Materials:

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