Collins Big Cat - Whale Strandings: A Mystery of Nature: Band 10+/White Plus
Have you ever seen a whale stranding on television. Why do these magnificent and enormous creatures become stranded? Read on to find out why it happens and how people help to rescue them.
White Plus/Band 10+ books provide challenging plots and vocabulary as well as opportunities to practise inference, prediction and reading stamina.
Pages 46 and 47 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall.
Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.
Claire was lucky enough once to go on a whale-watching trip. Like other people on the boat, she felt a bond with the magnificent creatures that suddenly appeared and then dived back down under the sea. Writing this book about their mysterious strandings helped her to understand and admire them more.
Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.
Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.