Prairie Seasons is a report on how the four seasons make Canada’s Prairie provinces “the breadbasket of Canada.” The role of the changing seasons in the farming of grain crops is described. Fact boxes titled “Plain fact” provide additional information. The style is conversational and informative.
Mostly simple sentences are used. The text is supported directly by a map, headings, labelled photographs, and word banks.
Interest words include wheat, barley, canola, flax, rye, oats, snowdrifts, and tornadoes. The verbs changes, sow, warms, waves, hit, shivers, and help are used. Adjectives used to describe the weather, such as windy, stormy rainy, frosty, and snowy are highlighted.
This title is from the Celebrate CANADA series. Inspire readers to learn about the cultural, social, scientific, and Indigenous stories of Canada in these engaging, appropriately levelled informational texts.
Invoice Title: Celebrate Canada 1: Prairie Seasons