About This PDF
Brainwaves is a series that recognises nonfiction as an essential part of literacy development. It also recognises that reading and writing nonfiction requires a different set of strategies and skills to reading and writing narrative. The Purple set is for students with a Reading Age 9+ Interest Age 9-14.
The Brainwaves downloadable PDF resources grab students' attention and encourage their active involvement. Even the most reluctant readers will be motivated to read on because their interests are catered for by the topics chosen, and the design and visual appeal of the PDFs.
With this teaching guide you can improve students’ comprehension and writing skills through:
- direct instruction in vital comprehension strategies
- opportunities to engage with authentic texts in a variety of text types
- integration of other Learning Areas with reading and writing
- opportunities for practice and transfer of learning
- Primary - Middle