Hear This!

Kerrie Shanahan

Hear This!

Kerrie Shanahan






11 Mar 2021




Flying Start to Literacy WorldWise

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Title Information:­
Hear This! poses questions to the reader about the sounds that different types of instruments might make if they are hit or shaken. It explains how each instrument is moved to make vibrations, and what sound is made.

Content vocabulary: bang, bell, click, ding, ding-dong, drum, drumstick, hear, music, shake, sounds, sticks, tap, ting, triangle

Key concepts:
Sounds can be made by making things vibrate, and this can be done in different ways such as by banging, shaking, and tapping. Different instruments make different sounds.

Reading Strategies: Problem solving unknown words

Related resource: WW LPL1 Hear This!

Series 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 www.worldwise.com.au