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Our Classroom Pet

Series:

AlphaKids Plus

Level:

14

Text Type:

Recount

ISBN:

9781741483130

Synopsis:

This book is about the research a class undertook when choosing a new class pet – a rabbit.

Curriculum link:

Biological Science. Living Things

Key Concepts:

Rabbits need a range of foods to be healthy. Contrary to popular belief lettuce and carrots are not a well-balanced diet and can make a rabbit ill.

Reading Strategies:

Gaining information from the various text features presented in the book, e.g., data charts and web pages. Understanding the text at a literal level: What do rabbits need? Thinking critically about the book: Should classrooms have pets?

Extent:

16

Supporting Materials:

Lesson Plan