CSI Literacy NZ

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees


Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

In Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees, your students will uncover what people mean when they say, “Money doesn’t grow on trees” and find out of winning the lottery is the only way to become rich. Spoiler alert: there are many ways to be successful with money!

Finding interesting texts to grow your students’ reading abilities shouldn’t be hard. We’ve made it easy with CSI Chapters, a series of short books for teachers who need engaging texts for guided or small group reading.

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees is available in paperback and eBook.

CSI Chapters is a series of short chapter books with explicit strategies instruction and support.

The Teachers’ Guide contains lesson plans for each book and graphic organisers for consolidating student learning.

Inside CSI Chapters:

  • 25 high-interest books geared towards years 4–6+
  • Builds students’ strategic reading skills, reading stamina and word-knowledge
  • Titles vary in length from 24 to 32 pages
  • Includes fiction, poetry, science, numeracy and social studies
  • Includes academic and general vocabulary glossaries
  • eBooks contain multimedia content for strong engagement

Teaching purpose: Small group

Fiction/nonfiction: Nonfiction

Year level: 4

Subject: Maths

Format: Paperback/ebook