Bugs on the Menu is an informational report that describes how plants, animals, and people eat bugs for nourishment, from Venus flytraps to quick-tongued frogs to grasshopper cakes. A menu from the Bugsy Café highlights the amazing range of bug dishes people have created. The style is informative and conversational.
The book has a table of contents and is divided into five sections, an introduction and four sections supporting the main idea. The text is composed of a variety of sentence types. Captioned photographs and two sidebars, as well as some fanciful illustrations for the Bugsy Café menu support the text and add meaning. Parentheses are used to provide additional information. An index is provided. The book concludes with a two-page spread that provides the characteristics of a report, including a topic, headings, supporting information, and visuals.
Some words, such as calories, protein, fat, carbohydrates, mush, ground, and roasted may require clarification. The nouns Venus flytrap, pitcher, and tongue are used. The verbs catch, crawl, and taste are used. The following singular/plural pairs occur: bug/bugs, plant/plants, dragonfly/dragonflies.
This title is from the Sails Literacy series. Hook readers and ignite their curiosity - over 700 levelled texts with bright, colourful, sophisticated designs.
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