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Main Idea, Supporting Details and Evidence Graphic Organizer

Main Idea, Supporting Details and Evidence Graphic Organizer

This simple and student-friendly graphic organizer takes your students' writing and reading to the next level. Student will begin with a main idea at the top of the page. The students then will identify two supporting details of that main idea. Off of each supporting detail, students will need to identify two sources of evidence from the text. This can also be done working your way backwards, to facilitate students identifying the main idea. The template has three different varieties for differentiation purposes.

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Māori High Frequency Words – Cut, Glue, Trace, Write – Set B

Māori High Frequency Words – Cut, Glue, Trace, Write – Set B

Activity sheets for learners working on high frequency Māori words. This resource contains 100 different words. Tasks: ♦ write your name ♦ read the word ♦ cut the letter tiles out and throw away any you don’t need ♦ glue the letter tiles in the correct boxes ♦ trace the word ♦ write the word The lines for writing on are standard junior size (14mm with a 7mm dashed line). The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. There are two A5 size worksheets on each A4 size page. The same word is used on each sheet for your printing convenience. This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequency words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) The words in this resource (Set B) are the second 100 words in the list mentioned above that contain 1-6 letters. Examples of words used: moana, kupu, ahakoa, ora, rongo, waiata, hiahia, awa, heke, rōpū, marama, konei, tinana, tāne, pou, pēnei. Set A is also available (the first 100 words). Available in my store. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words – Cut, Glue, Trace, Write – Set A

Māori High Frequency Words – Cut, Glue, Trace, Write – Set A

Activity sheets for learners working on high frequency Māori words. This resource contains 100 different words. Tasks: ♦ write your name ♦ read the word ♦ cut the letter tiles out and throw away any you don’t need ♦ glue the letter tiles in the correct boxes ♦ trace the word ♦ write the word The lines for writing on are standard junior size (14mm with a 7mm dashed line). The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. There are two A5 size worksheets on each A4 size page. The same word is used on each sheet for your printing convenience. This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequency words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) The words in this resource (Set A) are the first 100 words in the list mentioned above that contain 1-6 letters. Examples of words used: ki, ngā, mai, mahi, ahau, whare, kura, māori, haere, koutou, reo, whai, mua, anō, ia, kōrero. Set B is also available (this has the next 100 words). Available in my store. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words – Colour, Trace and Write

Māori High Frequency Words – Colour, Trace and Write

350 worksheets for your students to practise reading, spelling and writing high frequency Māori words. • write your name. • colour the word. • trace the word (light grey font). • write the word independently. The size of the writing lines are standard for juniors (14mm with a 7mm dashed line). The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. A4 size paper. This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequency words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) Examples of words used: Examples of words used: ngā, tētahi, mahi, reira, waka, whenua, pikitia, rua, tuatahi, rongo, karanga, āwhina, waho, kau, hua, tamaiti, ngahere, ako, paku, māna, whakahaere. For a full list of the words used in this resource please go to the tki website listed above. They are the first 350 words in frequency order (te to oho) ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Zoo Animals – Basic Report

Zoo Animals – Basic Report

A fun concertina booklet to present information about 27 different zoo animals. The Report Headings: What do I look like? What do I eat? Who are my enemies? What do I like to do? Where do I live? Interesting fact. What type of animal am I? (amphibian, bird, fish, mammal, reptile – tick the correct box) Cover page – give the animal a name; write your own name; colour the animal. How To Construct: 1. Trim around the outside of the page. 2. Fold in half and glue. 3. Concertina fold to make a booklet. Included: ♦ Template for 27 different zoo animals. ♦ Blank template (to make for other animals). ♦ Construction instructions. The Animals: Bear Cheetah Crocodile Elephant Flamingo Frog Giraffe Gorilla Hippopotamus Kangaroo Koala Lion Lizard Monkey Panda Parrot Peacock Penguin Polar Bear Rhinoceros Sloth Snake Tiger Toucan Tortoise Walrus Zebra Designed on A4 size paper. Can be enlarged to allow additional room for writing. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Zoo Animals – are… can… have…

Zoo Animals – are… can… have…

Activity sheets for students to complete to show their knowledge of 27 different animals that are commonly found in zoos. Suggestions for use: * showing current knowledge before commencing an animal unit. * recording knowledge during research. Included: • Activity sheet for 27 different animals. • Blank template • Alternative spelling for the plural of flamingo (flamingos / flamingoes) The Animals: Bear Cheetah Crocodile Elephant Flamingo Frog Giraffe Gorilla Hippo Kangaroo Koala Lion Lizard Monkey Panda Parrot Peacock Penguin Polar Bear Rhino Sloth Snake Tiger Toucan Tortoise Walrus Zebra ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Zoo Animals – Escaped Posters

Zoo Animals – Escaped Posters

A fantastic activity for descriptive writing. Included: ♦ 27 x Templates with words (Name, Description, If seen please contact) ♦ 27 x Templates without words (9 lines to write on) ♦ 2 x Templates without pictures of animals (draw your own). With/without words. The 27 Animals: Bear Cheetah Crocodile Elephant Flamingo Frog Giraffe Gorilla Hippopotamus Kangaroo Koala Lion Lizard Monkey Panda Parrot Peacock Penguin Polar Bear Rhinoceros Sloth Snake Tiger Toucan Tortoise Walrus Zebra ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Sentence Building  -  Zoo Animals

Sentence Building - Zoo Animals

Sentence building worksheets for the New Zealand junior classroom. 25 worksheets in four different formats so you can easily differentiate your student’s learning. 4 Different Formats: ♦ Cut and glue the words. ♦ Cut and glue the words + trace the sentence. ♦ Cut and glue the words + write the sentence. ♦ Cut and glue the words + trace and write the sentence. Also included are 25 sentence cards that you can use as a teaching aid. These cards contain a coloured picture and the sentence. The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. The theme is ZOO ANIMALS. The pictures are gorgeous and your students will love adding colour to them. All of the sentences use high frequency sight words together with the name of the animal. Two of the sentences are questions. The Sentences: Look at the lion. Look at my lizard. I see a crocodile. I see the sloth. Here is a snake. Here is my tortoise. Here is the tiger. I like the flamingo. We like the cheetah. He likes the gorilla. Mum likes her parrot. Dad saw the elephant. I saw a rhino. She saw a peacock. We saw the bear. They saw the kangaroo. This is my toucan. This is a zebra. That is a penguin. That is my monkey. Where is the walrus? Where is my frog? The hippo is big. The koala is little. The giraffe is tall. A fun, effective literacy resource that your students will love. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Sentence Activity Sheets – 4 word sentences – glue, trace, write, check & draw.

Sentence Activity Sheets – 4 word sentences – glue, trace, write, check & draw.

Sentence worksheets for junior students. A total of 62 activity sheets that use basic sight words as the sentence starter. Activities on each worksheet: ♦ WRITE your name. ♦ READ the sentence. ♦ CUT and GLUE the words in the correct order. ♦ TRACE the sentence. ♦ WRITE the sentence. ♦ CHECK that the sentence you have written has a capital letter, spaces between words and a full stop. Colour the happy / sad face accordingly. ♦ DRAW a picture to illustrate the sentence The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. The lines for writing on are 14mm with a 7mm dashed line. 31 Sentence Starters (early sight words): Look at the … Look at my … Look in the … Look for the … Look on the … I see a … I see the … I see my … Here is a … Here is my … Here are my ... Here is the … I like the … I like my … I like to … I like her … I like his … I saw a … I saw the … This is a … This is my … This is the … He likes to … She likes to … That is my … That is her … That is his … My mum is … My mum likes … My dad is … My dad likes … There are TWO WORKSHEETS for each sentence starter. A picture clue sits alongside the 4th word to help your students read it. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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New Zealand Essential Spelling Words – Activity Sheets – Lists 1-8

New Zealand Essential Spelling Words – Activity Sheets – Lists 1-8

Activity sheets for words from lists 1-8 of the NZ Essential Spelling Word Lists. Activities: ♦ Write the words. ♦ Write the words and identify the vowels (highlight, colour, circle, etc). ♦ How many syllables? Colour the number to show the answer. ♦ Write the words in alphabetical order. ♦ Write the words in the correct letter boxes. ♦ Write the words on the ‘word wall’ (interesting fonts, colours, etc). ♦ Write a sentence using as many of the words as you can. Please click on the 'Preview' button above to see a large example of the worksheets. Included: ♦ 35 activity sheets ♦ Teacher notes ♦ Teaching aids (for explaining the 'letter boxes' if your students are unfamiliar with them) ♦ Answers – for the alphabetical order and letter box activities 10 words per activity sheet. A4 size paper. List 8 = Commonly misspelt words The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. Use these sheets for a word work activity, literacy station, homework sheet, etc. List 1 – 1 sheet List 2 – 2 sheets List 3 – 3 sheets List 4 – 5 sheets List 5 – 5 sheets List 6 – 7 sheets List 7 – 6 sheets List 8 – 6 sheets ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Commas flipchart and activity

Commas flipchart and activity

ActivInspire flipchart introducing commas; what they are, how to use them in a list and how to use them in a sentence. There is also a follow-up activity; children need to cut out the phrases and commas to make a complete and grammatically correct sentence.

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