Reading Comprehension
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No. of pages: 9

This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Guide and a Princess’, features two biographical texts about the courageous Native American women Sacagawea and Sarah Winnemucca. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the texts and includes questions about making an inference, making a judgment, detail, drawing a conclusion, reasoning, predicting outcome, and comparison/contrast.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A New Dinosaur Pair’ is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to read a story and answer comprehension questions on a text about dinosaur bones found in Utah.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A New Dinosaur Pair’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students answer comprehension questions on a text about a scientist discovering dinosaur bones.

Canadian History
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This history timeline, ‘John Cabot’s Explorations’, features important dates and factual background information about the famous explorer John Cabot and his voyage to Canada in 1497. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical knowledge about Canada and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Canadian history.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Abel Tasman: The Able Seaman’ features Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, who discovered Tasmania and New Zealand. It provides factual information about Tasman’s life and accomplishments and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

History for Kids
No. of pages: 3

This history article, ‘Accidentally on Purpose’ features the misconceptions of early explorers and the accidental ‘rediscovery’ of Australia. It provides factual information about early exploration, complete with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Content Area Reading
No. of pages: 7

This content area reading activity, ‘Amazing Mars’ is a science based reading comprehension exercise encouraging students to practise retelling a story in their own words.

Clipart
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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon axe’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon axe B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon blacksmith’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon blacksmith B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon carpenter’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon carpenter B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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No. of pages: 1

This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon farming’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon farming B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon flag’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon flag B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon helmet’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

Clipart
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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon helmet B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon potter’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon potter B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon shield’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon shield B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon sword’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon sword B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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No. of pages: 1

This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon thatched house’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin …More

Clipart
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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon thatched house B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and …More

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No. of pages: 1

This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon warrior’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

Clipart
No. of pages: 1

This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon warrior B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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No. of pages: 1

This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon weaver’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

Clipart
No. of pages: 1

This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon weaver B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

Space
No. of pages: 1

This article, ‘All About Space: Animals in Space’, profiles different animals that have been to space. It provides factual information about these animals and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Antarctic Shipwreck!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a shipwreck in Antarctica.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Antarctic Shipwreck!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a shipwreck in Antarctica.

Reading Comprehension
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No. of pages: 9

This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Arctic Quest’, features two texts about the polar explorers Matthew Henson and Robert Peary. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the texts and includes questions about drawing a conclusion, making an inference, character, detail, reasoning, and comparison/contrast.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Asking Questions about Waitangi Day’ prompts students to create questions using one word from the left column and one word from the top row that can help in discussing and researching the history of Waitangi Day and the Treaty. This great resource assists students in creating progressively more complex, higher-order questions to prompt …More

Charles Sturt
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This article, ‘Charles Sturt: Australian Explorer’, provides information about Australian explorer Charles Sturt. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

New Zealand
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This geography article, ‘Batten, Jean’ features the famous New Zealand female aviator who broke a number of world flying records. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural, geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Charles Erkine’s story’, features a biographical text about a cabin boy on the United States South Seas Exploring Expedition of 1838-42. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about making a judgment, cause and effect, sequence, reasoning, character, importance, and genre. Answer …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘David Thompson, Explorer’, features a biographical text about one of the world’s greatest land geographers. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about character, detail, reasoning, validity, cause and effect, fact/opinion, sequence, theme, making a judgment, and reasoning. Answer sheet provided with …More

Kids News Activity
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This kids news activity, ‘Director James Cameron Goes To Earth’s Deepest Point’ is about Cameron’s solo dive, in a submarine, to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean.

Kids News Activity
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Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Early Women Drivers Who Dared to Be Different’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about the first women to drive from coast-to-coast across America. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall …More

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Earth in 2D?’ features how some people long ago had known that Earth was not flat. It provides factual information about the myths behind Earth’s shape, complete with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Antarctica
No. of pages: 5

This article, ‘Antarctic Discovery: Exploring the End of the World’, provides information about the discovery of Antarctica. It is aimed at broadening students’ geographical and historical awareness and includes colourful and engaging images.

Reading Comprehension
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The report, ‘Ferdinand Magellan’ tells readers about the Portuguese explorer whose expedition made the first circumnavigation of the world by sea. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Framework about Pre-1840 New Zealand’ is a fantastic activity to fuel ideas in a collaborative manner. Organising thoughts and ideas about history can be difficult for some students but this resource provides a very informal prompt to develop ideas in order to compare and share them with others. It is recommended to print …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘From Thirteen to Fourteen’, features the fictional journal of a young seaman in 1772. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about drawing a conclusion, making a judgment, fact/opinion, cause and effect, emotion/mood, vocabulary, and comparison/contrast. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Gipsy Moth IV’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Francis Chichester’s circumnavigation of the globe. 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 look critically …More

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘History of Waitangi Day’ asks students to use a storyboard to visually represent the relationship between sequential events. This resource is particularly useful in prompting exploration into the history of Waitangi Day and requires students to explain the sequence of events using picture clues provided. Alternatively the students may be given the narration …More

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Hot on Lewis and Clark’s Trail’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about two explorers who travelled across America.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Hot on Lewis and Clark’s Trail’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about two explorers who travelled across America.

Reading Comprehension
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Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘John Glenn’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about John Glenn, a man who travelled around the Earth in a spacecraft.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Key Dates in the History of New Zealand’ provides a vertical timeline with space for students to explore key events using the dates provided. The timeline spans the period from the 1300s to the 1900s and includes key dates relating to the history of New Zealand. This resource allows students to demonstrate their …More

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘KWHL of Waitangi Day’ prompts students to explore what they know about Waitangi Day, what they want to learn, how they think they could learn about new ideas and what they have learnt following learning tasks. This is a great, clearly formatted resource to encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning …More

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Looking at the Waitangi Treaty’ is a simple graphical organiser that allows students to critically reflect on the Waitangi Treaty. It provides a scaffold for higher-order thinking when analysing the significance and main ideas within the Treaty.

Space
No. of pages: 1

This article, ‘All About Space: Meet an Astronaut’, features an interview with astronaut Andy Thomas. Andy describes what it is like to be an astronaut and provides advice for young people who want to follow their dreams.

Space
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This article, ‘All About Space: Meet an Astronomer’, features an interview with astronomer Fred Watson. Fred describes what it is like to be an astronomer and shares some interesting facts about astronomy.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘New Zealand Crossword’ provides students with the opportunity to use skills involving vocabulary, reasoning and spelling to find the correct New Zealand words for the puzzle. It encourages students to identify and understand the terms being used and to build on their vocabulary of New Zealand concepts and terminology. An answer sheet is …More

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