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Amazing Amazon

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Purple (Levels 19-20)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Changing earth, Geography
  • Genre: Report
  • Strategy/Skills: Summarising, Drawing conclusions, Exploring writer's craft
  • Page Count: 24
  • Reading Level: 20
  • Item Code: 200698
  • High Frequency Words: again, along, around, behind, eat, into, live, long, look, many, other, people, their, through, where
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1825, ACELY1668, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

The Amazon is not the longest river in the world, but it is the widest, flowing for more than 6000 kilometres from the Andes Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. Along the way, it travels through the largest rain forest on Earth.

After you have completed the Reader

The Amazon is the second longest river in the world. Why is the Amazon so amazing? Find five facts about the Amazon. Explain why each fact makes the Amazon special.

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