Parasites are uninvited guests that live in or on animals, plants, or people. This text describes different kinds of parasites and their clever survival tactics.
Features of the Book – Fact box – Sequence – Labelled diagram – Cause and effect Purpose Parasites: Nature’s Stowaways can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – asking questions, – analysing text structure, – forming opinions based on evidence from text, – comparing the characteristics of organisms.
Themes covered in this book are: Animals Birds and Insects, Earth Science
Reading Level:29-30 (Sapphire)
Guided Reading Level28
Theme/TopicAnimals and birds | Earth Science
Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Fact and opinion | Making connections