Tasmanian Devils (SE)

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In Tasmanian Devils, children will love reading author Rod Morris’ non-fiction account of an unusual marsupial. In this book he explains how this native to Australia animal, which is fierce with a big mouth is winning the battle of survival against all the odds.

The features of this book are:

  • The animal life cycle
  • The arresting cover
  • Specialised vocabulary:- marsupial, nocturnal, predator, prey, extinct
  • The contents page, glossary, and index
  • Fact boxes
  • Diagram and map
  • Close-up photographs

Tasmanian Devils can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills:

  • Using a glossary and index
  • Comparing non-fiction genres
  • Debating different sides of an argument
  • Researching and presenting information
  • Writing a scientific report
  • Creating a glossary

Themes covered in this book are: Animals Birds and Insects, Habitats, Life Science, Environment

Reading Level:25-26 (Emerald)

AuthorRod Morris

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level4


Guided Reading Level25


Theme/TopicAnimals | Birds and Insects | Environment | Habitats | Life Science

Strategy/SkillsComparing and contrasting | features of non-fiction | Point of view

Page Count32