» Skyscrapers


Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Orange (Levels 15-16)
  • Year: b-one
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Science and technology
  • Page Count: 8
  • Reading Level: 15-16
  • Item Code: 300326
  • Sounds: Phase 5 vowel sounds revision
  • Phonics Phase: Phase 5 Science: Vowel Sounds - ay, ou, ie, ea, oy, ir, ue, aw, wh, ph, ew, oe, au, ey, a-e, e-e, i-e, o-e, u-e, /zh/
  • Tricky Words: there, tall, so, cities, have, to, the, are, today, city, what, skyscrapers, buildings
Reader Description

The invention of skyscrapers changed modern cities forever. Learn about the earliest towers built and the history of skyscrapers. Learn some basic skyscraper terminology and engineering science, through this exciting, vibrant and informative science and technology title.

After you have completed the Reader

The science and technology topic in this non-fiction title focuses on skyscrapers. Draw a diagram of a skyscraper. Label your skyscraper using words from the book text to describe what you have drawn. You could also try to build a skyscraper out of building blocks.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


Sequence Strip