WorldWise

Links to Next Generation Science, C3 Social Studies, and STEM.

WorldWise is a high-interest literacy program for Grades 3-5 that encourages inquiry and questioning while extending knowledge in science, social studies and a range of STEM topics. WorldWise creates a powerful and effective learning culture.

WorldWise Instructional Sequence:

  • First Reading Session: Introduce challenging or unfamiliar vocabulary. Focus on reading strategies specific to the book.

  • Second Reading Session: Build understanding with Independent and Partner Work. Reading with teacher support. Reflecting on reading strategies.

  • Final Reading Session: Use discussion prompts to encourage collaborative conversations about the book. Encourage higher-level thinking with suggestions for questions.

  • Beyond the Book: Connect reading and writing with teacher modelling and prompts for student practice. Use writing templates to write their own informational texts.