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We create English Language Arts products, focusing on LOW or NO prep resources to save you time! In our shop you will find engaging Reading Comprehension activities, Sight Word resources, Speech and Daily writing Prompts and there is more to come!
Super Literacy Skills Activity Pack - Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, Vocabulary NZ

Super Literacy Skills Activity Pack - Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, Vocabulary NZ

This resource covers the integral surface and deep feature writing skills of grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling and vocabulary! It contains a full year of activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. The Super Literacy Skills Activity Pack content is closely tied to the New Zealand Curriculum and will help to prepare your students to meet the requirements of the NZ Writing Standards and Literacy Progressions for Year 5 and 6. **This product features NZ spelling and paper sizes** Check out this video to learn more about the product: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nllGXF3V0f8 Skills are introduced clearly and then revisited so your students can learn, practice and excel! ************************************************************************** In our Super Skills Literacy Pack you will receive: • 40 activity sheets (in both colour and black and white versions) featuring writing, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling and vocabulary activities (one for each week of the school year. • Answer sheets for each activity sheet • A comprehensive teacher information pack explaining the purpose of the product, its suggested use and the literacy skill definitions and rules. • A pre-test, with answers, to find out what your students already know. • FOUR end-of-term assessments, designed to be used after each set of ten activity sheets (1-10, 11-20, 21-30, 31-40. • Four definition and rule mini-posters for your students to refer to while using this product, and in their general writing time. These come in both colour and black and white! Key features: o Introduces and revisits concepts. o Kid-friendly superhero theme throughout! o Assessments (and answers) provided! o Targeted at Year 5/6 but also covers the majority of Year 7/8 literacy progressions and has been trialled with success in an intermediate classroom. Literacy Skills featured: ** Nouns, Verbs, Pronouns, Verb Tenses, Adjectives, Proper nouns, Conjunctions, Contractions, Prepositions, Precise Verbs ** Simple Sentences, Compound Sentences, Complex Sentences, Sentence Openers, Sentence Punctuation ** Full stops, Capital Letters, Commas, Speech Marks, Question Marks, Exclamation Marks, Apostrophes, Colons, Semi-Colons ** Synonyms, Antonyms, Similes, Metaphors, Thesaurus Skills, Alliteration, Personification, Hyperbole ** Consonants and Vowels, Plurals, Root Word, Prefixes, Suffixes, Silent Letters, Syllables, Commonly Misspelt Words ** PLUS 32 engaging writing prompts! Copyright ©Top Teaching Tasks. By purchasing this resource you are agreeing that the contents are the property of Top Teaching Tasks and licensed to you only for class
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New Zealand Sight Words - Flash Cards for Magenta to Orange Levels

New Zealand Sight Words - Flash Cards for Magenta to Orange Levels

This pack involves 154 Year One Sight Word Flash Cards based on the New Zealand (NZ) curriculum High Frequency Sight Words. Use these flash cards as part of your Word Work Daily 5 activities, have the children use these with a partner, or send them home as a home-based task. You could also make two sets and play games such as Memory or Go Fish! Sight word recognition improves reading fluency, allowing the student to focus their efforts on the more mentally demanding task of reading comprehension. The words included in this bundle are: a, at, look, to, in, am, I, is, and, we, here, said, up, it, like, go, can, went, the, my, going, awake, little, looked, away, big, where, safe, hungry, thank you, asleep, goes, down, wake, four, sleep, shouted, come, looking, are, you, not, comes, can, see, this, way, stay, with, back, all, good, coming, they, will, he, help, saw, came, liked, play, again, day, some, she, ran, put, got, have, on, out, made, his, after, I’m, let, can’t, bad, by, outside, find, then, make, get, slow, have, let’s, did, gone, who, new, one, because, but, fast, open, do, opened, me, now, please, very, already, asked, began, behind, didn't, doing, heavy, laugh, laughed, long, most, middle, other, quickly, right, show, someone, these, try, until, wait, watch, won't, would, across, along, always, around, better, called, catch, could, cried, don't, every, from, long, must, next, other, round, school, slowly, something, still, their, there, under, want, wanted, were, what. Directions for use: - Print the pages out, cut and laminate them for durability, and then cut out the finished product. Use the assessment sheet to record each child's fluency with these words. Download the preview to see a visual of the product. In this pack you will receive: 1. Six Flash Card Sets: - 20 Magenta Level Sight Word Flash Cards - 26 Red Level Sight Word Flash Cards - 28 Yellow Level Sight Word Flash Cards - 28 Blue Level Sight Word Flash Cards - 28 Green Level Sight Word Flash Cards - 24 Orange Level Sight Word Flash Cards 2. Assessment sheets for assessing student's fluency of EACH set of sight words. 3. An information sheet with links to the New Zealand Curriculum. Please note: These words have the British/Australia/New Zealand spellings of words, and therefore would be suitable in countries that spell in this way e.g. colour
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How Māui Slowed The Sun - Māori Myths and Legends - Play Script

How Māui Slowed The Sun - Māori Myths and Legends - Play Script

Perform in style with this "How Māui Slowed The Sun" Māori Myths and Legends Play Script. Your students will enjoy the flexibility of this script as they let their dramatic flair shine! This resource would also be suitable for Year Three, Four, Five and Six learners. This resource features British English spelling e.g. colour, analyse. What this resource is all about: This resource contains a play script for the Māori Myth/Legend "How Māui Slowed The Sun." It contains five scenes and a range of speaking and non-speaking roles for both genders. In this pack you will receive: 1. A Five Scene Play Script for How Māui Slowed The Sun. 2. A List of Characters. 3. A Tips For Use page with suggestions for how to stage this play. 4. The How Māui Slowed The Sun story.
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Mini Literacy Skills Rule and Definition Posters

Mini Literacy Skills Rule and Definition Posters

Mini Rule and Definition posters help reinforce students' understanding of various literacy skills including punctuation, vocabulary, parts of speech, word work and sentence structure. These posters feature some KEY definitions and rules. These are designed to be glued inside the front cover of an exercise book, or to be laminated for quick access by your students. These posters come in both colour and black and white. ************************************************************************** In this set you will receive Four Mini Rule and Definition Posters: - Parts of Speech - Vocabulary - Punctuation - Word Work and Sentence Structure Terms of Use Copyright ©Top Teaching Tasks. By purchasing this resource you are agreeing that the contents are the property of Top Teaching Tasks and licensed to you only for classroom/personal use as a single user. We (Top Teaching Tasks) retain the copyright, and reserve all rights to this product.
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Super Literacy Skills Combo - Literacy Skills Activities and Poster Bundle

Super Literacy Skills Combo - Literacy Skills Activities and Poster Bundle

This combo features our Super Skills Activity Pack and our Literacy Skills Rules and Definitions Bundle. This combo covers the integral surface and deep feature writing skills of grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling and vocabulary! It contains a full year of activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system AND features dynamic posters to highlight literacy definitions and engage your students! This combo features the following products: -Super Literacy Skills Activities - Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, Vocabulary, Sentences -Parts of Speech Posters -Figurative Language Posters -Mini Literacy Skills Rule and Definition Posters The Super Literacy Skills Activity Combo content is closely tied to the New Zealand Curriculum and will help to prepare your students to meet the requirements of the NZ Writing Standards and Literacy Progressions for Year 5 and 6. Check out this video for a demonstration of how this product works! Skills are introduced clearly and then revisited so your students can learn, practice and excel! ************************************************************************** In our Super Skills Literacy Pack Combo you will receive: • 40 activity sheets (in both colour and black and white versions) featuring writing, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling and vocabulary activities (one for each week of the school year. • Answer sheets for each activity sheet • A comprehensive teacher information pack explaining the purpose of the product, its suggested use and the literacy skill definitions and rules. • A pre-test, with answers, to find out what your students already know. • FOUR end-of-term assessments, designed to be used after each set of ten activity sheets (1-10, 11-20, 21-30, 31-40. • Four definition and rule mini-posters for your students to refer to while using this product, and in their general writing time. These come in both colour and black and white! AND Parts of Speech Posters Noun Verb Adverb Adjective Conjunction Pronoun Preposition Figurative Language Posters Metaphor Simile Alliteration Personification Onomatopoeia Hyperbole Antonym Synonym Mini Rule and Definition Posters: - Parts of Speech - Vocabulary - Punctuation - Word Work and Sentence Structure Key features: o Introduces and revisits concepts. o Kid-friendly superhero theme throughout! o Assessments (and answers) provided! o Targeted at Year 5/6 but also covers the majority of Year 7/8 literacy progressions and has been trialled with success in an intermediate classroom. Literacy Skills featured: ** Nouns, Verbs, Pronouns, Verb Tenses, Adjectives, Proper nouns, Conjunctions, Contractions, Prepositions, Precise Verbs ** Simple Sentences, Compound Sentences, Complex Sentences, Sentence Openers, Sentence Punctuation ** Full stops, Capital Letters, Commas, Speech Marks, Question Marks, Exclamation Marks, Apostrophes, Colons, Semi-Colons ** Synonyms, Antonyms, Similes, Metaphors, Thesaurus Skills, Alliteration, Personification, Hyperbole ** Consonants and Vowels, Plurals, Root Word, Prefixes, Suffixes, Silent Letters, Syllables, Commonly Misspelt Words ** PLUS 32 engaging writing prompts! Uses in your classroom: • Use as a follow-up activity after literacy skills teaching. ��� Use as an independent activity as part of a literacy rotation. • Use as a homework task. • Use as an early finisher activity. • Work through an activity sheet with a small group. Copyright ©Top Teaching Tasks. By purchasing this resource you are agreeing that the contents are the property of Top Teaching Tasks and licensed to you only for classroom/personal use as a single user. We (Top Teaching Tasks) retain the copyright, and reserve all rights to this product.
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Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

Embrace the multicultural classroom and improve reading comprehension with our Diwali: Festival of Lights themed differentiated close reading texts and activities. This pack includes four Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) informational non-fiction and narrative passages with six pages of unique and engaging text dependent questions and higher order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks. This resource would also be suitable for Grade 6 (Year Seven and Eight learners) as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged! What this resource is all about: The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go non-fiction and fiction passages and engaging higher order thinking questions. This resource is full of exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyze, Evaluate, Create). ***This resource is provided in both US and British English (NZ) paper size and spelling!*** In this pack you will receive: 1. Four texts - all with an extended and scaffold version: - What is Diwali? - The Days of Diwali - The Story of Rama and Sita - Diwali Around the World 2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities (24 activities in total) Each passage features different activities! - Remember - Understand - Apply - Analyze/Analyse - Evaluate - Create Reading Comprehension Strategies included: - Find Facts and Details - Make Inferences - Identify the main idea - Ask and Answer Questions - Vocabulary - Sequence - Summarize/Summarise - Synthesize - Compare and Contrast - Visualising/Visualizing - Make Predictions - Make Connections 3. Three Graphic Organizer Examples - Information Web - Main Idea - Flow Chart - Venn Diagram 4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions 5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom. 6. A BONUS powerpoint with 14 Diwali images to provide extra context for students. 6. Close Reading bookmarks ***When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.***
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Matariki Close Reading Comprehension Texts - Higher Order Thinking Activities

Matariki Close Reading Comprehension Texts - Higher Order Thinking Activities

Updated June 2018)* This Matariki Reading Resource includes THREE Year Five and Six non-fiction passages with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks - perfect for reading comprehension in NZ (New Zealand) classrooms! ***Recently updated to include new research findings of two new stars in the Matariki cluster.*** Learn more about the history of Matariki, how Matariki is celebrated today, and a popular Māori myth based on the Matariki star cluster. This resource would also be suitable Year Seven and Eight learners as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged! What this resource is all about: The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go Anzac Day texts and engaging higher order thinking questions. This resource is jam-packed with exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyse, Evaluate, Create). Say goodbye to short simple passages with three multi-choice questions, and say hello to the future: quality close reading passages, engaging topics (more to come too folks!), exciting higher order thinking activities, and most importantly, growth in your students’ reading comprehension and writing abilities! In this pack you will receive: 1. Three texts - all with an extended and scaffold version: - What is Matariki? - Matariki Today - The Seven Stars of Matariki Māori Legend 2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy - Remember - Understand - Apply - Analyse - Evaluate - Create 3. Three Graphic Organiser Examples - Information Web - Main Idea - Character Web 4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions 5. Two ‘Tips For Use’ pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.
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Matariki Bundle - Matariki Literacy Pack - Reading, Writing, Creative Thinking

Matariki Bundle - Matariki Literacy Pack - Reading, Writing, Creative Thinking

Let us save you time this Matariki and June with our Matariki BUNDLE: a bundle of fantastic Matariki literacy resources featuring Reading, Writing, and other activities! Perfect for the NZ (New Zealand) classroom! ***Recently updated to include new research findings of two new stars in the Matariki cluster.*** This BUNDLE includes the following resources: Matariki Close Reading Comprehension Texts - Higher Order Thinking Activities Matariki Print and Go Activity Pack - 15 Engaging ELA Resources Daily Writing Prompts - PowerPoint, Journal and Worksheet - June NZ/AU/UK In this pack you will receive: 1. Matariki Close Reading Comprehension Texts - Higher Order Thinking Activities In this pack you will receive: 1. Three texts - all with an extended and scaffold version: - What is Matariki? - Matariki Today - The Seven Stars of Matariki Māori Legend 2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy - Remember - Understand - Apply - Analyse - Evaluate - Create 3. Three Graphic Organiser Examples - Information Web - Main Idea - Character Web 4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions 5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom. 2. Matariki Print and Go Activity Pack - 15 Engaging ELA Resources: This resource features: 1. Writing Prompts 1 2. Word Scramble 3. Fact or Fiction 4. Word Find 5. Mix and Match 6. Venn Diagram 7. Snap Shot 8. Acrostic Poem 9. Letter of Thanks 10. Whakatauki 11. Recipe 12. Recipe Recap (Flow Diagram) 13. Colouring Page (1) 14. Colouring Page (2) 15. Matariki Menu 3. 36 June Writing Prompts: You will receive 386daily writing prompts: - Four Matariki prompts - Eight Explanatory prompts - Six Opinion/persuasive prompts - Eight Narrative prompts (story starters) - Ten Photo/Picture Prompts When you purchase this product, you will receive it in three different formats: - An ‘On The Job’ Writing Prompts PowerPoint presentation (36 prompts) - An ‘On the Job’ Writing Prompt journal (36 prompts) - A printable worksheet with multiple copies of each prompt, saving $$ on photocopying (36 prompts).
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Matariki Print and Go Activity Pack - 15 Engaging ELA Resources

Matariki Print and Go Activity Pack - 15 Engaging ELA Resources

Let us save you time this Matariki with our Matariki Activity Pack to celebrate the Māori New Year. This NZ (New Zealand) Activity Pack features 15 Print and Go Matariki Themed Resources. Just choose which resources you would like to use and print them out! Perfect to use in the classroom, as an early finisher activity or for homework. Features some Te Reo (with translations) to build your students use of Te Reo Māori. This resource features: 1. Writing Prompts 1 2. Word Scramble 3. Fact or Fiction 4. Word Find 5. Mix and Match 6. Venn Diagram 7. Snap Shot 8. Acrostic Poem 9. Letter of Thanks 10. Whakatauki 11. Recipe 12. Recipe Recap (Flow Diagram) 13. Colouring Page (1) 14. Colouring Page (2) 15. Matariki Menu ***When you download this resource, it comes with British English spellings (e.g. colour) and printing sizes.***
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Daily Writing Prompts - PowerPoint, Journal and Worksheet - June NZ/AU/UK

Daily Writing Prompts - PowerPoint, Journal and Worksheet - June NZ/AU/UK

This resource includes 36 daily writing prompts for June in three formats: PowerPoints, Journals, and Worksheets. You can choose the ones that suit your class best! This resource is suitable for NZ/Australia/UK classrooms. You will receive 36 daily writing prompts: - Four Matariki prompts - Eight Explanatory prompts - Six Opinion/persuasive prompts - Eight Narrative prompts (story starters) - Ten Photo/Picture Prompts When you purchase this product, you will receive it in three different formats: - An ‘On The Job’ Writing Prompts PowerPoint presentation (36 prompts) - An ‘On the Job’ Writing Prompt journal (36 prompts) - A printable worksheet with multiple copies of each prompt, saving $$ on photocopying (36 prompts). You will also receive a ‘Tips for Use’ page that explains the many ways you could use this resource in your classroom or home. Why Daily Writing? Daily writing is a crucial part of improving your students’ writing ability. Daily writing, as a bell ringer or morning work activity, ensures that the children are writing every day of the school year. These writing prompts have been designed with the idea that they will be used as the one “uncorrected” form of writing that students produce - a chance for them to just write without the fear of “doing it wrong.” However, the prompts will still work great for your students if your purpose is different. Simply choose which format suits you best, choose a writing prompt for the day, and you are ready to go!
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67 Te Reo Māori Sight Word Flash Cards with Syllables, Days of Week, Numbers

67 Te Reo Māori Sight Word Flash Cards with Syllables, Days of Week, Numbers

This pack features 82 flash cards to help teach your students te reo Māori. These include the Māori alphabet, te reo Māori syllables, numbers to ten and the days of the week, Use these flash cards as part of your Word Work Daily 5 activities, have the children use these with a partner, or send them home as a home-based task. You could also make two sets and play games such as Memory or Go Fish! Colour and black and white versions are included in this pack! Sight word recognition improves reading fluency, allowing the student to focus their efforts on the more mentally demanding task of reading comprehension. This resource would be useful in both bilingual and full immersion Māori medium classrooms, as well as an introduction to te reo Māori words for English speaking classes! In this bundle you will get: 1. Flash cards for the te reo Māori alphabet: - a, e, h, i, k, m, n, ng, o, p, r, t, u, w, wh 2. Flash cards for the te reo Māori syllables: - ha, ka, ma, na, pa, ra, ta, wa, nga, wha - he, ke, me, ne, pe, ra, te, we, nge, whe - hi, ki, mi, ni, pi, ri, ti, wi, ngi, whi - ho, ko, mo, no, po, ro, to, wo, ngo, who - hu, ku, mu, nu, pu, ru, tu, wu, ngu, whu (pair this with the singing of the song “A ha ka ma na” - link provided within the resource) 3. Ngā nama tuatahi/Numbers to Ten: - tahi, rua, toru, whā, rima, ono, whitu, waru, iwa, tekau 4. Ngā Rā o te Wiki/Days of the week: - Rāhina, Rātū, Rāapa, Rāpare, Rāmere, Rāhoroi, Rātapu 5. Information sheets with a pronunciation guide Directions for use: - Print the pages out, cut and laminate them for durability, and then cut out the finished product. Attach to a ring to flip through the flash cards quickly. - The paper size is A4.
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Te Reo Māori Sight Words Snakes and Ladders Game

Te Reo Māori Sight Words Snakes and Ladders Game

This pack includes three Sight Word Snakes and Ladders Game Boards (ngā nākahi me ngā arawhata). These boards feature 117 te reo Māori high frequency sight words. Help your students build their sight word fluency while also engaging them in this fun game. Sight word recognition improves reading fluency, allowing the student to focus their efforts on the more mentally demanding task of reading comprehension. Both colour and black and white game boards are included. Your students can play this game for homework, during guided reading lessons, as a literacy circle activity or as an early finisher activity. In this resource you will receive: 1. Three Sight Word Snakes and Ladders Boards Red: Words 1-38 Yellow: Words 39-76 Blue: 76-100 + Numbers and Days of the Week 2. Superhero counters to laminate and cut out for use with the game. 3. Information sheets with a pronunciation guide and links to Te Aho Arataki Marau mō te Ako I Te Reo Māori - Hura Auraki/Curriculum Guidelines for Teaching and Learning Te Reo Māori in English-medium Schools: Year 1-13 The words included in this resource are: 1. The 100 most frequent words in te reo Māori: The list of sight words used in this resource is from: http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists. This list has been used with permission. 2. Ngā nama tuatahi/Numbers to Ten: tahi, rua, toru, whā, rima, ono, whitu, waru, iwa, tekau 3. Ngā Rā o te Wiki/Days of the week: Rāhina, Rātū, Rāapa, Rāpare, Rāmere, Rāhoroi, Rātapu
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Thanksgiving Day Close Reading Passages with Higher Order Thinking Activities

Thanksgiving Day Close Reading Passages with Higher Order Thinking Activities

Ramp up your reading comprehension program with this Thanksgiving Day Reading Resource. It includes THREE differentiated Grade Four and Grade Five informational passages with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks - perfect for reading comprehension! Great for your guided reading program. Learn more about the history of Thanksgiving Day and how Thanksgiving Day is celebrated today. ***This resource uses US spelling and paper sizes*** What this resource is all about: The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go differentiated Thanksgiving Day texts and engaging higher order thinking questions. This resource is jam-packed with exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyze, Evaluate, Create). In this pack you will receive: 1. Three texts - each with an extended and scaffold version: - The First Thanksgiving - Thanksgiving Today - All About Turkeys 2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy - Remember - Understand - Apply - Analyze - Evaluate - Create Reading Comprehension Strategies included: - Find Facts and Details - Make Inferences - Make Predictions - Use Prior Knowledge - Identify the main idea - Ask and Answer Questions - Vocabulary - Sequence - Summarize - Synthesize 3. Two Graphic Organiser Examples - Information Web - Main Idea 4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions 5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom. 6. Close Reading bookmarks.
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Te Reo Māori Sight Words BUNDLE

Te Reo Māori Sight Words BUNDLE

This bundle includes a range of fun superhero-themed resources to teach the 100 most frequently used te reo Māori words, the days of the week and numbers to ten. Your students will be engaged while completing the activity sheets, and playing Ngā nākahi me ngā arawhata (Snakes and Ladders), Bingo and BOOM! Use these activities as part of your Word Work Daily 5 activities, for homework, or as an addition to your writing program. A great bonus – NO PREP! Just PRINT and GO! In this bundle you receive: - 117 Te Reo Māori Sight Word Activity Sheets with Days of Week, Numbers to Ten - 67 Te Reo Māori Sight Word Flash Cards with Syllables, Days of Week, Numbers - Te Reo Māori Sight Words Snakes and Ladders Game - Te Reo Māori Sight Words BOOM Card Game Sight word recognition improves reading fluency, allowing the student to focus their efforts on the more mentally demanding task of reading comprehension. This resource would be useful in both bilingual and full immersion Māori medium classrooms, as well as an introduction to te reo Māori words for English speaking classes! The words used within this bundle are: 1. The 100 most frequent words in te reo Māori: The list of sight words used in this resource is from: http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists. This list has been used with permission. 2. Ngā nama tuatahi/Numbers to Ten: tahi, rua, toru, whā, rima, ono, whitu, waru, iwa, tekau 3. Ngā Rā o te Wiki/Days of the week: Rāhina, Rātū, Rāapa, Rāpare, Rāmere, Rāhoroi, Rātapu
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Under The Sea Reading, Writing, Creative Thinking Activity Pack - 15 Activities

Under The Sea Reading, Writing, Creative Thinking Activity Pack - 15 Activities

Dive into a sea and ocean, classroom unit, project or classroom décor theme with this Print and Go Activity Pack. The next time your class studies the beach, summer or sea life, this pack will save YOU time! Just choose which resources you would like to use and print them out! Perfect to use in the classroom, as an early finisher activity or for homework. ***When you download this resource, it comes with BOTH US and British spellings (e.g. color) and printing sizes.*** This resource features: 1. Word Scramble 2. Fact or Fiction 3. Word Find 4. Mix and Match 5. Snap Shot 6. Acrostic Poem 7. Crossword 8. Under The Sea Colouring/Coloring 1 9. Under The Sea Colouring/Coloring 2 10. Under The Sea Menu 11. Under The Sea Maze 12. Under The Sea Creative Thinking 1 13. Under The Sea Creative Thinking 2 14. Under The Sea Octopus Facts 15. Under The Sea Turtle Facts ***When you download this resource, it comes with BOTH US and British spellings (e.g. color) and printing sizes.***
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Te Reo Māori Sight Words BOOM Card Game

Te Reo Māori Sight Words BOOM Card Game

This resource includes 117 te reo Māori word cards, and superhero and BOOM cards to play the sight word game 'BOOM!' Help your students build their sight word fluency while also engaging them in this fun physical activity. The aim of the BOOM card game is for children to read as many words as they can from a card stack before drawing a BOOM card. If they draw a BOOM card, they lose their cards and must start again. This game can be played in pairs or by individuals. Further directions are included in the product. This resource would be useful in both bilingual and full immersion Māori medium classrooms, as well as an introduction to te reo Māori words for English speaking classes! Sight word recognition improves reading fluency, allowing the student to focus their efforts on the more mentally demanding task of reading comprehension. Your students can play this game for homework, during guided reading lessons, as a literacy circle activity or as an early finisher activity. Download the preview to see a visual of the product. In this resource you will receive: 1. 100 te reo Māori sight word cards plus 17 other cards: tahi, rua, toru, whā, rima, ono, whitu, waru, iwa, tekau, Rāhina, Rātū, Rāapa, Rāpare, Rāmere, Rāhoroi, Rātapu. 2. Nine BOOM cards and nine superhero cards! 3. An Information sheets with a pronunciation guide and links to Te Aho Arataki Marau mō te Ako I Te Reo Māori - Hura Auraki/Curriculum Guidelines for Teaching and Learning Te Reo Māori in English-medium Schools: Year 1-13 3. An instruction sheet with directions of how to play this game. The words included in this resource are: 1. The 100 most frequent words in te reo Māori: The list of sight words used in this resource is from: http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists. This list has been used with permission. 2. Ngā nama tuatahi/Numbers to Ten: tahi, rua, toru, whā, rima, ono, whitu, waru, iwa, tekau 3. Ngā Rā o te Wiki/Days of the week: Rāhina, Rātū, Rāapa, Rāpare, Rāmere, Rāhoroi, Rātapu
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Te Reo Māori Under the Sea Multi-purpose Flash Cards

Te Reo Māori Under the Sea Multi-purpose Flash Cards

Teach the Te Reo Māori names for creatures under the sea - Kei raro i te moana - with these great multi-purpose flash cards. Print and laminate the labels and create a Word Wall. You could also print and laminate the pictures and use these as a visual cue. Use the labels to play card games such as Go Fish, Snap or Memory. Print and laminate the labels and attach to a ring to make a set of flash cards. These cards come in both English and Te Reo Māori. In this resource you receive: 1. Multi-purpose Flash Cards for the following sea animals and plants - Kei raro i te moana: - Fish - Crab - Shark - Starfish - Turtle - Dolphin - Octopus - Eel - Stingray - Sea Urchin - Seal - Crayfish - Penguin - Whale - Abalone - Seaweed Each animal/plant comes with FOUR flash cards: - English and Māori translation with picture - English word only - Māori word only - Picture 2. A te reo Māori pronunciation guide. Useful as part of your portfolio of evidence to meet the Education Council's Registered Teacher Criteria Sections 2, 3 and 10. Print and laminate for durability!
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117 Te Reo Māori Sight Word Activity Sheets with Days of Week, Numbers to Ten

117 Te Reo Māori Sight Word Activity Sheets with Days of Week, Numbers to Ten

This resource includes the 100 most frequently used te reo Māori words PLUS the days of the week and numbers to ten in a dynamic superhero-themed activity sheets (17 extra worksheets). Use this as part of your Word Work Daily 5 activities, for homework, or as an addition to your writing program. A great bonus – NO PREP! Just PRINT and GO! Sight word recognition improves reading fluency, allowing the student to focus their efforts on the more mentally demanding task of reading comprehension. Each of the 117 activity sheet has eight activities: - Read It - Trace It - Write It - Fill In The Gaps - Find It - Colour It - Circle The Bombs - Unscramble It The te reo Māori headings for these activity sheets are also included: - Panuihia - Tāwhaia - Tuhia - Whakakīa i ngā wāhi wātea - Kimihia - Whakataea - Whakaporowhitatia i nga pōmu - Wetehia. This resource would be useful in both bilingual and full immersion Māori medium classrooms, as well as an introduction to te reo Māori words for English speaking classes! In this resource you receive: 1. The 100 most frequent words in te reo Māori: The list of sight words used in this resource is from: http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists. This list has been used with permission. 2. Ngā nama tuatahi/Numbers to Ten: tahi, rua, toru, whā, rima, ono, whitu, waru, iwa, tekau 3. Ngā Rā o te Wiki/Days of the week: Rāhina, Rātū, Rāapa, Rāpare, Rāmere, Rāhoroi, Rātapu 4. Information sheets with a pronunciation guide and links to Te Aho Arataki Marau mō te Ako I Te Reo Māori - Hura Auraki/Curriculum Guidelines for Teaching and Learning Te Reo Māori in English-medium Schools: Year 1-13 These activity sheets are included twice, with te reo Māori headings, and with English headings The paper size is A4.
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Te Reo Māori Colours Ngā Tae Multi-purpose Flash Cards

Te Reo Māori Colours Ngā Tae Multi-purpose Flash Cards

Teach Te Reo Māori Colours (Ngā Tae) in your classroom with these great multi-purpose flash cards. Print and laminate the labels and create a Word Wall. You could also print and laminate the pictures and use these as a visual cue. Use the labels to play card games such as Go Fish, Snap or Memory. Print and laminate the labels and attach to a ring to make a set of flash cards. These cards come in both English and Te Reo Māori. In this resource you receive: 1. Multi-purpose Flash Cards for the following colours: White, Red, Green, Black, Yellow, Brown, Blue, Orange, Pink, Purple, Grey Each colour comes with FOUR flash cards: - English and Māori translation with picture - English word only - Māori word only - Picture 2. Four te reo Māori Question Cards - He aha te tae o tenei _____? What colour is this _____? Use these with any object to ask what colour it is? E.g. He aha te tae o tenei book? What colour is this book? 3. Eleven te reo Māori Answer Cards - These cards answer the question "What colour is this_____?" These cards are a great way to encourage the use of te reo Māori colours (ngā tae) in full te reo Māori sentences. The English translation is included on each card for scaffolding. 4. An A4 poster featuring all 11 colours with their te reo Māori label. 5. A te reo Māori pronunciation guide. Useful as part of your portfolio of evidence to meet the Education Council's Registered Teacher Criteria Sections 2, 3 and 10. Print and laminate for durability!
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Under The Sea Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities US/NZ

Under The Sea Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities US/NZ

Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our Ocean themed differentiated close reading passages and questions. This pack includes FIVE Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) informational non-fiction passages with six pages of unique and engaging text dependent questions and higher order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks. Great for Shark Week! Learn more about great white sharks, dolphins, submarines, seafood and the lost city of Atlantis! This resource would also be suitable for Grade 6 (Year Seven and Eight learners) as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged! What this resource is all about: The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go non-fiction passages and engaging higher order thinking questions. This resource is full of exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyze, Evaluate, Create). In this pack you will receive: 1. Five texts - all with an extended and scaffold version: - Great White Sharks - Submarines - All about Dolphins - The Lost City of Atlantis - Kaimoana/Seafood - A New Zealand Experience 2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities Each passage features different activities! - Remember - Understand - Apply - Analyze/Analyse - Evaluate - Create Reading Comprehension Strategies included: - Find Facts and Details - Make Inferences - Identify the main idea - Ask and Answer Questions - Vocabulary - Sequence - Summarize/Summarise - Synthesise - Compare and Contrast - Visualising/Visualizing - Make Predictions - Make Connections 3. Three Graphic Organizer Examples - Information Web - Main Idea - Timeline 4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions 5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom. 6. Close Reading bookmarks
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