» Trains


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: 300325
  • 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: about, your, the, to, are, come, there, do, you, like, cargo, were, engine, move, kinds, like, what
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELY1659, ACELA1821, ACELA1822, ACELA1455, ACELA1778, ACELA1459, ACELA1458, ACELA1457, ACELA1449, ACELA1450
Reader Description

The invention of trains changed the world forever. Learn about the earliest train inventions and the history of trains in the 19th century. Learn some basic train terminology and understand how and why we use trains, 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 trains. Draw a diagram of a train, either modern or historical. Label your train using words from the book text to describe what you have drawn.

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