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Concrete Jungle

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Purple (Levels 19-20)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Problem solving, School and community
  • Genre: General narrative
  • Strategy/Skills: Exploring text structure, Visualising, Monitoring for meaning
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: 19
  • Item Code: 200379
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  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1470, ACELA1824, ACELA1825, ACELY1668, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

Maria's school has a concrete playground with concrete walls. Her cousin's playground in the country has grass and trees. Maria thinks it's time her class did something to change their school.

After you have completed the Reader

Go outside and look at your backyard. What things would you like to change? You might want to weed the garden or make a mural for the fence or wall. Make a plan and show it to your family.

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