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.

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

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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

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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

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Biography: Harriet Tubman’ encourages students to understand similarities and differences within and among literary works from various genres and cultures. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘A Community of Helpers’ encourages students to relate elements of the story to personal experiences. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 6 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘All About Bats’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘All About Oceans’ encourages students to use prior knowledge and experience to comprehend and respond to new information found in text. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 7 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Biography: Abraham Lincoln’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘American History: The American Revolution’ encourages students to organise events in a story into sequential order using a timeline. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 7 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘The Great Depression’ encourages students to use text organisers to determine the main ideas and to locate information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘World War 2’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 4 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘An Ancestor Potluck’ encourages students to relate elements of a story, including events, characters, conflicts and themes, to personal experiences. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 4 readers.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘And the Beat Goes On for Wright Brothers’ asks students to practise reading a text in phrases that are read with fluency, rather than word-by-word, to better understand the meaning of the text.

Oral Language
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This oral language activity, ‘Asking, Offering, Telling’ supports language development by encouraging students to explore language used to ask for information, make an offer or give commands. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of asking, offering and telling through a fun role-playing activity.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Beginning Consonant Diagraph ‘ch” encourages students to say each word and choose the word with the same beginning sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Beginning Consonant Diagraph ‘sh” encourages students to say each word and choose the word with the same beginning sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Beginning Sounds’ encourages students to say each pair of words and find the word with the same beginning sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Beginning Sounds’ encourages students to say each word and find the word with the same beginning sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Beginning Sounds’ encourages students to say each word and find the word with the same beginning sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Beginning Sounds Letters’ encourages students to say each word and find the letter/s for the beginning sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Beginning Sounds Letters’ encourages students to say each word and find the letter/s for the beginning sound.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Benjamin Franklin’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 6 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Biography: Madame Marie Curie’ encourages students to use text organisers to determine the main ideas and to locate information in a text. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Black Bart the P08’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 6 readers.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Book Talk for Bridge to Terabithia’ helps students reflect on what has been learnt after reading and to formulate ideas, opinions and personal responses to the text.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Booker T. Washington’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Celebrate Diversity’ encourages students to relate story events, conflicts and themes to personal experiences. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Chickenpox’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Community Heroes’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Connotation Conundrum’ helps students to find and define new words that have connotative meanings, simultaneously improving their reading vocabulary and increasing their ability to interpret the text.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Connotation Conundrum for Harry Potter’ asks students to use the roots, etymological history, and denotative definitions to better understand the connotations embedded in character names in the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Consonant Blends’ encourages students to name each picture, say the beginning sounds and find the word to match.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Consonant Blends’ encourages students to say each sound and choose the word beginning with that sound.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Cool Cow Facts’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 6 readers.

Writing
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This graphic organiser, ‘Creating Questions’ supports students in planning writing using prewriting strategies to create questions for an interview.

Writing
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This graphic organiser, ‘Creating Questions for Peers’ supports students in planning writing, using prewriting strategies to create questions for interviewing peers.

Oral Language
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This oral language activity, ‘Cue Cards’ supports language development by encouraging students to make short presentations. A cue card provided has space for students to record their topic and cues for speaking.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Definition Blocks for The Butter Battle Book’ asks students to decide which definition is appropriate for a vocabulary word taken from The Butter Battle Book by Dr Seuss by using context clues from a given sentence.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Desert Dwelling’ encourages students to organise information to identify the main idea and supporting details. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Digraphs’ encourages students to look at each picture and say its name then find the word for the picture in the box below.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Diagraphs’ encourages students to say each sound and find the word with the matching middle sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Diagraphs’ encourages students to say each sound and find the word with the same middle sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Digraphs and Consonant Blends’ encourages students to say the word and find another word with the same beginning sound.

Writing
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This graphic organiser, ‘Early Presentation Times’ provides students with the opportunity to brainstorm ways to present their published autobiographies to the class.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Earthquakes’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 4 readers.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Electricity’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 3 readers.

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This Readers Theatre activity, “Ellis Island” encourages students to organize information into logical and sequential order. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Emotion Motion’ enables students to improve their reading comprehension by collecting words that reveal the feelings of a character.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Emotion Motion for Olive’s Ocean’ allows students to explore the development of Martha’s character in order to read a monologue from Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes expressively.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘End Sounds’ encourages students to say each word and find the word with the same end sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘End Sounds’ encourages students to say each word and find the word with the same end sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘End Sounds’ encourages students to say each word and find the letter/s for the end sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘End Sounds’ encourages students to say each word and find the letter/s for the end sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘End Sounds Names’ encourages students to say each name and find the letter/s for the end sound of the name.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘End Sounds Names’ encourages students to say each name and find the letter/s for the end sound of the name.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘End Sounds Consonants’ encourages students to say the name of each picture, sound it out and select the end sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Ending Sounds’ encourages students to say the name of each picture and find the matching ending sound.

Phonics
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This phonics activity, ‘Ending Sounds’ encourages students to say the name of each picture and find the matching ending sound.

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