This term we are learning all about the wonders of our natural world. The book 'The Wonder Garden' is a beautifully illustrated fact book all about wildlife around the globe, which we are using in our daily 'Active English' lessons. We are working on looking at rare, unusual or endangered species from our Earth and trying to adopt the formal yet suspenseful tone of the Wonder Garden's author, Kristjana S. Williams.
Here's a fantastic snapshot of her authorial style:
Our first step was to explore some of the features of this formal style of writing? How does this text type differ to others we have read?