Keith Pigdon


Keith Pigdon






11 Mar 2021




Flying Start to Literacy WorldWise

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Title Information:­
Wheels is a report about how wheels enable people to get things done more easily, such as when moving things. It focuses on whether the wheels are pushed or pulled.

Content vocabulary: boat, chairs, fun, garden, help, horse, job, load, people, pull, push, train, truck, wheels

Key concepts:
Wheels make work easier to do. Wheels enable people to push and pull loads more easily than would be the case without the wheels. Wheeled machines are used by people for many different purposes.

Reading Strategies: Locating text features – section headings

Related resource: WW LPL1 Wheels

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