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Animal Architects

Lee Wang



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Eleanor Curtain Publishing
01 January 2019
Title Information: Animal Architects: Animal Architects explores how and why burrowing animals, such as wombats, prairie dogs, beavers, spiders and snakes, build structures underground for shelter, to raise their young, to store food, and to catch food.

Content vocabulary:ambush, architects, build, burrows, chamber, colonies, dam, design, earth movers, fertilise, foundations, fungus, gnaw, hibernating, hind, lodges, moat, mound, predators, prey, regurgitate, rodents, saliva, sedges, solitary, species, stalk, stout, structures, towns, tunnels, turret, vent, ventilation shaftKey concepts: Animals work in different ways to construct and maintain their homes/shelters and to remain safeReading Strategies: Asking and answering questionsRelated resource:

Lesson Plan - Animal ArchitectsSeries 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 encourages investigation and inquiry.

This series is supported by an array of teacher resources which can be obtained by visiting
By:   Lee Wang
Imprint:   Eleanor Curtain Publishing
Country of Publication:   Australia
Weight:   160g
ISBN:   9781760861391
ISBN 10:   1760861391
Series:   Flying Start to Literacy WorldWise
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 January 2019
Audience:   Primary & secondary/elementary & high school ,  Children's (6-12)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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