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Sharks

Series:

AlphaKids Plus

Level:

17

Text Type:

Report

ISBN:

9781741483314

Synopsis:

This book is a report about sharks, explaining how they live, what they are like and why they can be endangered.

Curriculum link:

Biological Science. Living Things

Key Concepts:

Sharks are cartilaginous fish that are very effective predators. Most sharks swim the entire time, even when asleep. Sharks can sense the small electrical impulses given off by other animals. This helps them to find food.

Reading Strategies:

Understanding the literal meaning of the text to explain what sharks are like. Gaining meaning from photographs by reading captions. Using the context of a word to determine its meaning, e.g., prey.

Extent:

16

Supporting Materials:

Lesson Plan