Oceans and seas are large areas of salty water that cover most of the earth’s surface. They are an important resource for commercial and recreational pursuits. Text forms include a newspaper article and a recount. Gold level titles introduce children to more complex sentences with an average length of 10 words and help to develop reading strategies such as breaking long words down into syllables. For children who prefer to read non-fiction texts, the PM Plus Non-fiction titles offer carefully researched information thematically linked to key learning areas. The texts are supported with superb photography and realistic illustrations.