Part of the series Go Facts - Natural Resources.
Go Facts sets deliver the clear, exciting and easy-to-read nonfiction your students need. As they move up through the reading levels, your students are guided from their own experiences to the wider world around them. Each Go Facts title is a model of coherent, integrated topic development, with concepts and ideas supported by fact boxes, photographs and illustrations. Go Facts introduces the structures and conventions of nonfiction writing, presenting models that are explored via activities in the Teaching Guides (sold separately).
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Go Facts - Natural Resources - Gold
Gold is one of the most valuable metals in the world. People have used it for thousands of years as currency and decoration, and more recently in science and technology. Where is it produced, and how is it transformed into gold jewellery, dental fillings, electrical components and even parts of the Space Shuttle?
- Subject: Non-Fiction, SOSE/HSIE
- School Level*: Middle Primary
- Reading Level: 28
- Reading Age*: 9+ yrs
- Word Count: 2400-2800
- Broadband: J
- Lexile: 890L
*Please note: School Level and Reading Age are a guide only.
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About the Series
With abundant ties to HSIE/SOSE and Science outcomes, Go Facts - Natural Resources explains where our energy comes from, how different forms are used as commodities, and where we may need to find energy in the future. Go Facts - Natural Resources - Gold includes the history of Australia’s gold rushes and life on the goldfields. Go Facts - Natural Resources integrates the study of human societies and their environments with reading and writing. The books are ideal for use as part of a literacy program, or during a unit about one of the four topics in the set: Timber, Gold, Oil and Coal and Renewable Resources.
Also Available in the 'Go Facts - Natural Resources' Series
Go Facts - Natural Resources - Teaching Guide
This Teaching Guide includes teaching notes and student worksheets on reading and writing nonfiction for each title in the Go Facts - Natural Resources series.
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Go Facts - Natural Resources Set
Titles in the 'Go Facts - Natural Resources Set'
- Go Facts - Natural Resources - Oil and Coal
- Go Facts - Natural Resources - Gold
- Go Facts - Natural Resources - Timber
- Go Facts - Natural Resources - Renewable Resources
|Product Type||Readers & Literacy,|
|Year Level||Year 5,|
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