By Shanahan, Kerrie
About this text: Title:Electric Wind: The Story of William Kamkwamba Synopsis: This book recounts the amazing story of William Kamkwamba from Malawi. He used pieces of junk to make a windmill to generate electricity. Year level(s): 1 2 3 Reading level: 30 Text type: Factual Recou...nt Curriculum link: Technologies: Engineering principles and system. Content vocabulary: automatic circuit designed device diagrams electricity energy experiment invented/ors investigated mechanical scientists tinkering windmill wind-powered High frequency words: Key concepts: Sometimes, people who think differently can be thought of as unusual by others. Knowledge, creativity and determination can help a person to solve problems. Reading strategies: Asking and answering questions Phonics: Exploring the suffix or as in inventor Paired text: Marvellous Maddie Supporting material: Lesson Plan - Electric Wind: The Story of William Kamkwamba / Marvellous Maddie Series: Flying Start to Literacy Alternative purchasing options: This title is available in one of several value packs. Speak to your Oxford Education consultant today to learn more www.oup.com.au/contact Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample Series information: Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction andsupports the systematic development of students' reading strategies and skills. Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informativebook, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners. Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use. They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics. Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness and repetition of high-frequency words are all developed through this series, enhancing the reader's fluency and comprehension. With an array of engaging titles to choose from, readers will laugh, explore and share in the adventure whilst learning and expanding their vocabulary. Flying Start to Literacy resources are suitable for use as part of an early intervention program and provide effective support for English language learners. This series is supported by a wealth of teacher resources, which can be obtained by visiting www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.auRead more
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