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              The Land Where I Live

              The Land Where I Live (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $12.99
              • $12.99
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              Title Information: The Land Where I Live: The Land Where I Live provides detailed descriptions of three children who live in different climates: a temperate climate, a polar climate and a tropical climate. It outlines the day-to-day experiences of these children and how their cli...mate impacts the way they live and the experiences they have.Content vocabulary:adapting, Arctic, canopy, climate, equator, insulate, migrate, muffle, native, natural gas, perspiration, polar, polar desert, snowmobile, stilts, temperate, temperature, tropical Key concepts: Different places in the world experience different climates The climate of a place affects the way people live Every climate has positive and negative aspects Reading Strategies: Making connections Related resource:Lesson Plan - The Land Where I LiveSeries 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 e
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              ISBN 9781760861186
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy - WorldWise
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              Powerful Ideas: Establishing National Parks

              Powerful Ideas: Establishing National Parks (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $13.99
              • $13.99
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              Title Information: Powerful Ideas: Establishing National Parks: Powerful Ideas outlines the history and facts about some of the world's most famous national parks, and how they were established. It recounts the stories of passionate environmentalists John Muir, and Myles and Milo... Dunphy, who spent their lives campaigning to protect natural wilderness areas. It also explains how they shared their passion for nature and convinced others of the importance of creating national parks and protecting wilderness areas.Content vocabulary:activist, botany, campaign, ecosystem, environmentalists, fossil fuels, geology, glaciers, preserve, rangers, shell middens, sacred, tundra, vegetation, World Heritage Site Key concepts: Influential people have campaigned to establish national parks all around the world, so that wilderness areas are protected John Muir and the Dunphys spent their lives fighting to protect wilderness areas, and sharing their passion and knowledge about nature The ideas of environmentalists and activists have inspired people and governments to establish national parks, and to change laws to protect the environment Reading Strategies: Using written text and visual information to order events chronologically Related resource:Lesson Plan - Powerful Ideas: Establishing National ParksSeries 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
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              ISBN 9781760861506
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy - WorldWise
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              The Great Flood

              The Great Flood (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $9.50
              • $9.50
              • Temporarily out of stock

              About this text: Title:The Great Flood Synopsis: It never rains in Dusty Plains, or so the residents think! Luckily, the town's safety officer is ready when a flood hits. Year level(s): 1 2 3 Reading level: 20 Text type: Narrative Curriculum link: Science: Earth and space science...s Content vocabulary: bank disaster flood flowed lapped safety officer High frequency words: Key concepts: People can prepare for floods to help keep themselves and their belongings safe. Reading strategies: Reading fluently, attending to punctuation and line breaks Phonics: Identifying the short /e/ sound made by ea as in ready Paired text: Surviving the Flood of Dusty Plains Supporting material: Lesson Plan - The Great Flood / Surviving the Flood of Dusty Plains Series: Flying Start to Literacy Alternative purchasing options: This title is available in one of several value packs. Speak to your Oxford Education consultant today to learn more www.oup.com.au/contact Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample Series information: Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction andsupports the systematic development of students' reading strategies and skills. Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informativebook, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners. Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use. They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics. Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness and repetition of high-frequency words are all developed through this series, enhancing the reader's fluency and comprehension. With an array of engaging titles to choose from, readers will laugh, explore and share in the
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              ISBN 9781760176013
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy
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              Polar Bears and the Arctic Sea Ice

              Polar Bears and the Arctic Sea Ice (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $9.50
              • $9.50
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              About this text: Title:Polar Bears and the Arctic Sea Ice Synopsis: Polar Bears and the Arctic Sea Ice reports on polar bears and how they survive in the harsh environment of the Arctic. Year level(s): 1 2 3 Reading level: 23 Text type: Report Curriculum link: Science: Biological... sciences Living things. Science: People and the environment Content vocabulary: Arctic Arctic ocean Arctic sea ice blubber cubs den extinct freezing habitat ice floes polar bears sea ice seals survive temperature threaten High frequency words: Key concepts: Hummingbirds are the smallest birds and the only ones that can hover. Hummingbirds have body parts that help them to get the food they need to survive. Some hummingbirds travel long distances to find food. Reading strategies: Making connections Phonics: Identifying the /air/ sound made by ear as in bear Paired text: Atka's Ice Adventure Supporting material: Lesson Plan - Polar Bears and the Arctic Sea Ice / Atka's Ice Adventure Series: Flying Start to Literacy Alternative purchasing options: This title is available in one of several value packs. Speak to your Oxford Education consultant today to learn more www.oup.com.au/contact Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample Series information: Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction andsupports the systematic development of students' reading strategies and skills. Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informativebook, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners. Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use. They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics. Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness
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              ISBN 9781760176129
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy
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              My Faraway Home

              My Faraway Home (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $9.50
              • $9.50
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              About this text: Title:My Faraway Home Synopsis: My Faraway Home is about four children who live in isolated places. It explores how they access school and medical treatment and get supplies. Year level(s): 1 2 3 Reading level: 22 Text type: Report - Personal opinion Curriculum l...ink: Geography: People connected to their place Content vocabulary: delivered email ferry island lighthouse lighthouse keeper mail mainland medical emergency mule train park ranger postmark supplies High frequency words: Key concepts: Living in isolated places makes access to schooling and medical treatment and getting supplies difficult. Technology affects the lifestyle of people who live in isolated places. Reading strategies: Comparing and contrasting Phonics: Identifying the long /a/ sound represented in a variety of ways Paired text: The Last Light Keeper Supporting material: Lesson Plan - The Last Light Keeper / My Faraway Home Series: Flying Start to Literacy Alternative purchasing options: This title is available in one of several value packs. Speak to your Oxford Education consultant today to learn more www.oup.com.au/contact Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample Series information: Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction andsupports the systematic development of students' reading strategies and skills. Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informativebook, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners. Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use. They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics. Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness and repetition of high-frequency words are all d
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              ISBN 9781760176082
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy
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              Surviving the Flood of Dusty Plains

              Surviving the Flood of Dusty Plains (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $9.50
              • $9.50
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              About this text: Title:Surviving the Flood of Dusty Plains Synopsis: Surviving the Flood recounts events before, during and after a flood. It also describes different types of floods. Year level(s): 1 2 3 Reading level: 20 Text type: Recount Curriculum link: Science: Earth and sp...ace sciences Content vocabulary: fast floods flash floods floods floodwaters overflows predicted prepare riverbanks safekeeping slow-moving floods surviving victim volunteered High frequency words: Key concepts: There are different types of floods. People can prepare for floods to help keep themselves and their belongings safe. There is a lot of cleaning up to do after a flood. Reading strategies: Asking questions Phonics: Identifying the short /u/ sound made by oo as in flood Paired text: The Great Flood Supporting material: Lesson Plan - The Great Flood / Surviving the Flood of Dusty Plains Series: Flying Start to Literacy Alternative purchasing options: This title is available in one of several value packs. Speak to your Oxford Education consultant today to learn more www.oup.com.au/contact Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample Series information: Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction andsupports the systematic development of students' reading strategies and skills. Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informativebook, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners. Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use. They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics. Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness and repetition of high-frequency words are all developed through this series, enhancing th
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              ISBN 9781760176006
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy
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              The Lost Tomb

              The Lost Tomb (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $9.99
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              About this text: Title:The Lost Tomb Synopsis: William decides to help his uncle discover Egyptian treasure. But things go wrong, and William gets trapped inside a tomb! Year level(s): 1 2 3 Reading level: 25 Text type: Narrative Curriculum link: History: Historical questions and... research Content vocabulary: ancient Ancient Egyptian archaeologist artifacts burial chamber dig fossil pharaohs tomb treasure High frequency words: Key concepts: Discovering buried treasure takes a lot of knowledge and planning, and sometimes some luck is needed, too. Reading strategies: Identifying characters' feelings and motives Phonics: Identifying ough as in enough Paired text: Famous Finds Supporting material: Lesson Plan - Famous Finds / The Lost Tomb Series: Flying Start to Literacy Alternative purchasing options: This title is available in one of several value packs. Speak to your Oxford Education consultant today to learn more www.oup.com.au/contact Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample Series information: Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction andsupports the systematic development of students' reading strategies and skills. Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informativebook, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners. Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use. They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics. Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness and repetition of high-frequency words are all developed through this series, enhancing the reader's fluency and comprehension. With an array of engaging titles to choose from, readers will laugh, explore and share in the adv
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              ISBN 9781760868918
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy
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              Famous Finds

              Famous Finds (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $9.99
              • $9.99
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              About this text: Title:Famous Finds Synopsis: Famous Finds recounts the incredible stories of Mary Anning's fossil discoveries and Howard Carter's discovery of Tutankhamen's Tomb. Year level(s): 1 2 3 Reading level: 25 Text type: Recount Curriculum link: History: Historical quest...ions and research Content vocabulary: ancient Ancient Egyptian archaeologist artifacts burial chamber dig fossil pharaohs tomb treasure High frequency words: Key concepts: Some buried artifacts and fossils are very rare and can be worth a lot of money. Reading strategies: Identifying text connectives that indicate time Phonics: Exploring the prefix un as in uncovered Paired text: The Lost Tomb Supporting material: Lesson Plan - Famous Finds / The Lost Tomb Series: Flying Start to Literacy Alternative purchasing options: This title is available in one of several value packs. Speak to your Oxford Education consultant today to learn more www.oup.com.au/contact Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample Series information: Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction andsupports the systematic development of students' reading strategies and skills. Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informativebook, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners. Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use. They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics. Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness and repetition of high-frequency words are all developed through this series, enhancing the reader's fluency and comprehension. With an array of engaging titles to choose from, readers will laugh, explore and share in the adventu
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              ISBN 9781760868901
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy
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              Atka's Ice Adventure

              Atka's Ice Adventure (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $9.50
              • $9.50
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              About this text: Title:Atka's Ice Adventure Synopsis: Atka must be very brave when she and her younger sister accidentally float out into the Arctic Ocean on a drifting ice floe. Year level(s): 1 2 3 Reading level: 23 Text type: Narrative Curriculum link: Science People and the e...nvironment Content vocabulary: cubs ice floe kayak polar bear sea ice tide High frequency words: Key concepts: The Arctic is a cold and frozen habitat. People and polar bears survive in the harsh conditions of the Arctic. Reading strategies: Making inferences about the characters' relationships Phonics: Identifying the long /o/ sound made by ow as in snow Paired text: Polar Bears and the Arctic Sea Ice Supporting material: Lesson Plan - Polar Bears and the Arctic Sea Ice / Atka's Ice Adventure Series: Flying Start to Literacy Alternative purchasing options: This title is available in one of several value packs. Speak to your Oxford Education consultant today to learn more www.oup.com.au/contact Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample Series information: Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction andsupports the systematic development of students' reading strategies and skills. Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informativebook, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners. Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use. They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics. Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness and repetition of high-frequency words are all developed through this series, enhancing the reader's fluency and comprehension. With an array of engaging titles to choose from, readers will l
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              ISBN 9781760176136
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy
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              The Last Light Keeper

              The Last Light Keeper (Paperback)

              By Creasy, Mary-Anne

              • RRP: $9.50
              • $9.50
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              About this text: Title:The Last Light Keeper Synopsis: A new electric light tower is built on Jenny's island. But, when a storm hits, the old lighthouse is needed one last time. Year level(s): 1 2 3 Reading level: 22 Text type: Narrative Curriculum link: Geography: People connect...ed to their place Content vocabulary: automatic coast electric light tower island lamp room lens lighthouse lighthouse keeper rescue High frequency words: Key concepts: Technology affects the lifestyle of people who live in isolated places. Reading strategies: Visualising the setting Phonics: Identifying the long /i/ sound represented in a variety of ways Paired text: My Faraway Home Supporting material: Lesson Plan - The Last Light Keeper / My Faraway Home Series: Flying Start to Literacy Alternative purchasing options: This title is available in one of several value packs. Speak to your Oxford Education consultant today to learn more www.oup.com.au/contact Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample Series information: Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction andsupports the systematic development of students' reading strategies and skills. Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informativebook, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners. Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use. They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics. Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness and repetition of high-frequency words are all developed through this series, enhancing the reader's fluency and comprehension. With an array of engaging titles to choose from, readers will laugh, explore and share in the advent
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              ISBN 9781760176099
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Flying Start to Literacy
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