» Ships


Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Orange (Levels 15-16)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Transportation
  • Page Count: 8
  • Reading Level: 15-16
  • Item Code: 300328
  • Sounds: Phase 5 vowel sounds revision
  • Phonics Phase: Phase 5 Science: Vowel Sounds – ay, ou, ie, ea, oy, ir, ue, aw, wh, ph, ew, oe, au, ey, a-e, e-e, i-e, o-e, u-e, /zh/
  • Tricky Words: cargo, called, through, passengers, kinds, the, cruise
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELY1659, ACELA1821, ACELA1822, ACELA1455, ACELA1778, ACELA1459, ACELA1458, ACELA1457, ACELA1449, ACELA1450
Reader Description

There are many different types of ships in the world. Ships carry passengers or cargo over long distances over water. Learn about the earliest ships in our history and basic ship terminology, through this exciting, vibrant and informative science and technology title.

After you have completed the Reader

The science and technology topic in this non-fiction title focuses on ships. Draw a diagram of a ship. Label your ship using words from the book text to describe what you have drawn. You could also try to build a ship out of cardboard boxes and recycled materials.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


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