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Save the Rainforests

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Turquoise (Levels 17-18)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Changing earth, Earth science, Environment
  • Page Count: 8
  • Reading Level: 17-18
  • Item Code: 300135
  • Sounds:
  • Phonics Phase: Phase 6 Set 1: Fluent – Spelling: -s, -es, -ing, -ed, -ful, -er, -est, -en, -y, -ly
  • Tricky Words: rainforests, destroyed, disappearing, plants, lungs, gases, quickly
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1474, ACELA1471, ACELA1823, ACELA1824, ACELA1825, ACELY1669
Reader Description

Rainforests are very important to the Earth. But why? And why are they disappearing at an alarming rate? Read on to understand why we need to save our rainforests.

After you have completed the Reader

Draw a diagram of the canopy of a typical rainforest. You may need to find a book in the library to help you do this. Label the parts of the canopy.

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