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Irniq and the Eagles

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Gold (Levels 21-22)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Ancient people, Challenge, Character education
  • Genre: Folk tale, Traditional story
  • Strategy/Skills: Making connections, Summarising, Monitoring for meaning
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: 22
  • Item Code: 200223
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  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1470, ACELA1824, ACELA1825, ACELT1587, ACELT1589, ACELT1591, ACELY1668, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

Irniq lives with his two brothers near the sea. Although people live nearby, Irniq never sees them. One day, after his brothers go missing, Irniq meets some mysterious eagles. Life for Irniq and his neighbours changes forever.

After you have completed the Reader

Many traditional stories are hundreds of years old. People used to retell stories before writing was invented. The stories were handed down from generation to generation. Retell this traditional story to someone in your family. Talk about the message of the story and how sharing and helping one another makes the world a better place.

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