A pack of four science topic texts for pupils on the theme of animals, with an accompanying teaching guide. Incorporating photographs and diagrams, the titles seek to convey essential information on the topic, in line with the National Curriculum, and should be suitable for school libraries and topic work for children between the ages of six and eight, school years 2-3. The texts address: Insects ; Reptiles ; Birds ; and Mammals . Each title incorporates features of n-fiction texts that pupils are required to study in Literacy lessons, such as contents lists, diagrams, flow charts, captions, report writing, glossaries and indexes. The teacher's guide is cross-referenced to the teaching objectives of the National Literacy Strategy and there are lesson plans and photocopiable activity sheets. An assessment checklist and merit award sheet is also included.
Katy Pike, Paul McEvoy, Sharon Dalgleish
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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School Textbooks & Study Guides: Maths, Science & Technical