Celebrating Learning
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This worksheet, ‘5Ws and How of My Favourite Book’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of their preferred reading habits. It is a great visual graphic that can be used to generate meaningful class discussion.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘A Figure Skating Controversy’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about controversial judging in this Winter Olympics event. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to …More

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘A Grimm Tale’ features the brothers Grimm, who shared with the world what would become some of the most beloved fairytales in history. It provides factual information about these brothers and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Celebrating Learning
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This worksheet, ‘ABCs of Books’ provides an alphabet grid that students can use to develop their knowledge of books. This is a fun and simple resource that students can use as a one off activity or progressively as they read more books. They are encouraged to fill out the alphabet using books they have read …More

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Against All Odds’ features some amazing and unbelievable events in sporting history. It provides factual information and is aimed at broadening students’ scientific and historical awareness.

Celebrating Learning
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This worksheet, ‘All About Books Crossword’ provides students with the opportunity to use skills including vocabulary, reasoning and spelling to find the correct words about books, to complete the puzzle. It encourages students to identify and understand the terms being used and to build on their vocabulary of key words used when talking about books. …More

Celebrating Learning
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This worksheet, ‘All About Books Unscramble’ is a great activity that encourages students to study the sounds and spellings of words associated with books. Students will be challenged to unscramble letters to find common words used during discussions on books. An answer sheet is also provided.

Celebrating Learning
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This worksheet, ‘All About Books Word Search’ gives students the opportunity to learn new vocabulary and improve their spelling of words associated with talking about books. Students must scrutinise the spelling of each word on their list, ensuring new vocabulary is committed to memory with the correct spelling.

Measurement
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In the learning activity, ‘An Absorbing Challenge’ the challenge is to use measurements of area to make judgements about the relative absorbency of paper towels. Students need to estimate the area of water blots on towels and give reasons for determining which paper towel is the best absorber. An answer sheet is provided and includes …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Ant’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. It …More

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘At the Zoo’ supports Māori vocabulary development about zoo animals. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘At the Zoo’ supports Māori vocabulary development about zoo animals. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘At the Zoo’ supports Māori vocabulary development about zoo animals. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘At the Zoo’ supports Māori vocabulary development about zoo animals. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘At the Zoo’ supports Māori vocabulary development about zoo animals. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Writing Task
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This writing task worksheet ‘Be Your Favourite Character for a Day’ helps students to practise creative writing. It is aimed at encouraging students to plan their writing and ask themselves questions about the story’s characters, setting, beginning, middle and end in order to write the best possible composition. It includes space for students to plan …More

Display Numbers
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These display numbers, ‘Bees’ are a collection of themed printable numbers. A classroom essential for use in various ways such as wall displays and bulletin boards and for use in student projects. Numbers can be cut out, printed and laminated.

Content Area Reading
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This content area reading learning activity, ‘Book Jacket,’ teaches students about how examining the book jacket can yield useful information in deciding whether or not to keep reading. It encourages students to identify the information in the book jacket that matches their purpose for reading and connections to prior knowledge and personal experience.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Book Talk’ encourages students to personally engage with reading material to formulate independent opinions and ideas.

Measurement
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The learning activity, ‘Breaking Records’ provides a fun learning activity for students to do alone or with others. They need to find out how many times they can repeat a simple task, such as joining paper clips, in one minute. They use their own results to estimate a possible world record for each task. An …More

Awards
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This ‘Buggy for Books!’ award is a certificate that can be reproduced for classroom use. It is formatted as either one full page award or two half page awards for printing convenience and can be laminated and distributed to students.

Measurement
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The learning activity, ‘Burning Issues’ provides data about UV levels and temperatures in different parts of New Zealand. Students interpret the data to compare the levels and effects of UV radiation, and the reason levels may differ. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

Masks
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This set of ‘Chicken Little’ role-play masks is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other …More

Statistics
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In this learning activity, ‘Choice Squares’, students use the supplied choice squares to collect data from their classmates and create graphs. By analysing the graphs, students can draw conclusions about their classmates’ preferred fruits and winter sports. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Clothing’ supports Māori vocabulary development about clothes. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Clothing’ supports Māori vocabulary development about clothes. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Clothing’ supports Māori vocabulary development about clothes. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Clothing’ supports Māori vocabulary development about clothes. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Clothing’ supports Māori vocabulary development about clothes. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Maths and Technology
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Resistors are small, multi-coloured electrical components that are found everywhere – but what do the colours mean? In the activity, ‘Colour Coding’ students use their number skills to crack the colour codes. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as they feature useful background information and suggestions …More

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Colours Māori Matching Cards’ supports Māori vocabulary development about colours. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association.

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Community Workers’ supports Māori vocabulary development about the roles within the community. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Community Workers’ supports Māori vocabulary development about the roles within the community. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Community Workers’ supports Māori vocabulary development about the roles within the community. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Community Workers’ supports Māori vocabulary development about the roles within the community. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Community Workers’ supports Māori vocabulary development about the roles within the community. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Measurement
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In the learning activity, ‘Cooking Time’ students are presented with three different problems that involve cooking. They need to use different time calculations to solve each problem. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

Content Area Reading
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This content area reading learning activity, ‘Create a Poster,’ helps students compile information they have learned about the preface and appendix. It encourages students to make a poster listing creatively important facts that they should know about these parts of the book.

Measurement
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In the learning activity, ‘Cuboid Construction’ four children make different cuboid shapes with up to 36 multilink cubes each. Students check the number of cubes each child used then draw some other shapes that could be made with cubes. They use these examples to explore the volume of rectangular prisms. An answer sheet is provided …More

Measurement
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The hands-on activity, ‘Cut It Out’ gives students grid paper and instructions to help them explore the capacity (volume) of rectangular prisms. By making their own cut-and-folded open box, students can count and check by calculations, the volume of cuboid shapes. They can record their findings on the learning activity. An answer sheet is provided …More

Debating
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This graphic organiser, ‘Debate Planner’ is a great resource to facilitate analytical thinking. Using this planner encourages students to work cooperatively, brainstorm ideas, develop vocabulary and read to support an opinion whilst identifying only the most relevant ideas. Planning the argument is an important aspect of debating and this graphic organiser provides a simple template …More

Debating
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This resource, ‘Debate Topic Ideas’ is a great resource to facilitate analytical thinking and arguments relevant to students. These classroom-appropriate debate topics are an ideal aid to encourage students to get involved in discussions and engage with the principles of debating. Each idea can be cut out and put into a hat for a fun …More

Debating
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This worksheet, ‘Debating Language’ is a great resource to facilitate analytical thinking. Debating requires understanding of particular vocabulary when arguing and this resource provides a list of some of the most common terms. Students are required to match up the term with its definition and it can be used following debating activities to consolidate understanding …More

Debating
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This quick reference sheet, ‘Debating Phrases’ is a great resource to facilitate analytical thinking. Debating requires particular understanding of phrases to use to support or refute an argument and this resource provides a list of some of the most common. If printing for a classroom display poster it is recommended to print in A3 or …More

Content Area Reading
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This content area reading learning activity, ‘Design a Book Cover,’ helps students demonstrate their knowledge of book parts. It is aimed at teaching students the importance of each feature of a book cover and its placement on the cover.

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Devastating Waves’, features an informational text about tsunamis and discusses three tsunamis that have devastated parts of Alaska. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about drawing a conclusion, vocabulary, cause and effect, detail, comparison/contrast, emotional reaction, and reasoning. The task also …More

Maths and Technology
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In the maths activity, ‘Docked!’ students play a board game to collect and drop off a bicycle in a city. By using two dice to play the game, students need to use probability and make predictions. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as they feature useful …More

Awards
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This ‘Eager Reader!’ award is a certificate that can be reproduced for classroom use. It is formatted as either one full page award or two half page awards for printing convenience and can be laminated and distributed to students.

Awards
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This ‘Eager Reader!’ award is a certificate that can be reproduced for classroom use. It is formatted as either one full page award or two half page awards for printing convenience and can be laminated and distributed to students.

Maths and Technology
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The activity, ‘Faceprints’ explains how facial measurements are used to identify individuals, for example in airport screening systems. Students can make measurements of their own faces and compare the results. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as they feature useful background information and suggestions for supporting …More

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘Favourite Books’ helps students to write about their first favourite book. It encourages students to think about what makes a book special and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Measurement
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The hands-on activity, ‘Fill Them Up’ shows how students can use a variety of different containers to estimate and compare the capacity of the containers. The activity can be done indoors or outside and would be suitable for work individually, in groups or with the whole-class. Students complete the learning activity to record and compare …More

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Food’ supports Māori vocabulary development about food and drink. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Food’ supports Māori vocabulary development about food and drink. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Food’ supports Māori vocabulary development about food and drink. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Food’ supports Māori vocabulary development about food and drink. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Food’ supports Māori vocabulary development about food and drink. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Maths and Technology
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The maths activity, ‘Function Confusion’ provides some practical examples for students explore how they can use their calculators to perform complex operations quickly. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as they feature useful background information and suggestions for supporting learning. The teaching notes explain the importance …More

Maths and Technology
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Going Global’ provides activities to support students’ understanding of how GPS works. They can also use latitude and longitude co-ordinates to help locate a mystery object. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as they feature useful background information and suggestions for supporting learning. An answer sheet …More

Measurement
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In the learning activity, ‘Going the Distance’ Tui wans to find out how far she needs to travel to visit all her friends. Students measure a scale drawing to work out the distances between towns, then use addition to calculate the distances Tui must travel. Students pose further questions for classmates about the distances on …More

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