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Collins Big Cat - How Does It Work : Band 09/Gold

Author: Gill Matthews and Sylvia Karavis, Series edited by Cliff Moon, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 05-01-2005
ISBN: 978-0-00-718627-3
Pages: 24

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Description

How does a yo-yo climb back up its string? Why does a boomerang come back to you? And how does a kaleidoscope work? These and other mind-bending questions are answered in this explanation text about how toys work.

• Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters.

• Text type – An explanation text.

• A table on pages 20 and 21 summarises what makes each toy featured in the book work, for example, magnets, friction or gravity. The book includes a glossary and an index on pages 22 and 23. Both provide lots of opportunities to check comprehension and stimulate work outside the reading session.

•Curriculum links – Art and design: Investigate materials; Science: Forces and movement.

• This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

• This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.