A lesson series aimed at developing reading and comprehension strategies. Worksheets also include classification activities as a prepatory activity for more formal report writing. A template for a mini-animal report is included.
Students learn about the symbols and meaning of the Australian Flag. Students explore protocol for flying the Australian flag. Information is presented as a PowerPoint. Students reflect on learning through the Australian Flag worksheet.
A multi-level series of reading and response activities on Australia’s native animal - the platypus. Use the PowerPoint Presentation for initial introduction. Students then complete the scaffolded Platypus report and the platypus labelling / diagram activity. Students may participate in further independent research before writing their very own information report.
A read, respond, and write set of resources based on Crocodiles. Unit includes a pre-reading quiz, a presentation, a post reading quiz and further writing activities. Learning can incorporate basic classification, organising information under headings. Students can write a mini report on Crocodiles. Lesson suitable for years 2-4.
A teaching resource that explores Australia's top 10 deserts. This PowerPoint provides background on the fascinating biome. The resources provides instructional resources for Australia's deserts. Maps and images included.
A super-handy resource - 10 weeks worth of maths mental assessments, differentiated to 3 levels. Can be used in composite classes or mixed ability classes. Across the 10 worksheets, the mental mathematics sheets cover all content strands of the mathematics curriculum: number and algebra, statistics and probability, and measurement and geometry.
Prior to writing narratives, students can be scaffolded through the planning stages. This worksheet allows students to plan the characters of their narrative by identifying the characters physical features, behavioural characteristics, speech, and background.
This unit takes students on a journey back in time, as they discover that houses have stories to tell. Students use the historical inquiry questions - who, what, when, why, how, and where, to better understand times and cultures of various times in history. Although based on Historical Sites in South Australia, the unit can be adapted to any place in the world. After extensive study of local history, students write their own historical narratives, relating significance of life in those times.
In this unit students explore landscapes and common features of local environments. The unit assists the use and development of geographical inquiry and skills outlined in the Australian Curriculum. Learning begins by examining students’ natural environment. Students identify natural versus man-made features. This is extended though a literacy recount writing task. Students then observe and analyse different types of landscapes – beach, city, rural and country. Students identify the distinct features of these landscapes. To close the unit, students create an information report that summarises learning throughout the entire unit, giving students an opportunity to reflect on the geographical features of their own location. Worksheets, templates, PowerPoint, and Assessment Rubrics.
Students are given opportunity to read and respond to a basic information text on Bengal Tigers. The PowerPoint provides scaffolded information and visual literacy opportunities for students to make inferences whilst reading. The lesson activities allow students to integrate reading comprehension skills with scientific classification to create simple information texts.
This resource includes a presentation (used to introduce 10 basic hobbies), a set of matching pictures (which students cut and paste into their workbooks and label accordingly), and a set of flash cards that can be printed and laminated to practice these German words.
Display these alphabet cards in your classroom for students to refer to. Each letter comes with corresponding picture. Matching homework sheets are also available. Simple and attractive alphabet display.