Science topics can be further categorised into:
Physical Science - understandings of the properties of objects and materials; the position
and motion of objects; and a study of light, heat and magnetism.
Natural Science - understandings about the characteristics of organisms;
organisms and their environments, and the life cycles of these organisms.
Earth Science - understandings about the properties of earth
materials; objects in the sky and changes in the earth and sky.
Books on technology bring together understandings of the differences
between natural objects and those made by humans, the impact of human activity on the natural environment, and technological design
and its social uses.
AlphaWorld is a carefully graded K-2 literacy program with a full range of features to assist children as they learn to read non-fiction.
The books are informative, well-researched texts that extend student's understanding of the world around them. Each book has been
levelled according to its conceptual complexity and language structure. Stunning photography supports and informs.
A world of
strategic young readers
Books on Social Studies topics deal with the individual child’s immediate experiences and environment, their family and friends, neighbourhood
and wider community. The broad themes that are developed vertically include:
Individual Development and Identity; People, Places and
Environments; Individuals, Groups and Institutions; Production, Distribution and Exchange of Resources, Goods and Services; Culture;
Time, Continuity and Change; Technology and Society; Global Connections; Social Roles and Responsibilities; Social Perspectives on
A full range of teacher resources are available for download. Click anywhere on the book for more details.
AlphaWorld Level 2
In My Family
AlphaWorld Level 11
AlphaWorld Level 14
AlphaWorld is an outstanding series of 96 books across 24 levels
(1-24) that opens up an exciting world of non-fiction for your students
and takes them through a broad range of text types.
Each book is carefully levelled and has a strong curriculum link that supports
one or more specific topics in that curriculum.
Embedded in the program is a spiralling of concepts from the known and the specific to broader global connections.
offers opportunities for cross curriculum links so teachers can choose titles that connect literacy with topics from designated curriculum