Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Hooked on Harry’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the Harry Potter books.

Writing Traits
No. of pages: 4

This Writing Traits activity, ‘Persuasive Writing’ encourages students to identify a problem and provide supporting evidence.

Writing
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This Assessment Item, ‘Persuasive Writing Checklist’ can be used by students to self-assess their persuasive writing.

Writing
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This graphic organiser, ‘Persuasive Writing Plan’ supports the teaching of writing by giving students a template for planning the features of persuasive writing.

Writing Traits
No. of pages: 6

This Writing Traits activity ‘Persuasive Voice’ encourages students to read texts and determine whether the writer is sharing information or trying to persuade the reader.

Writing Traits
No. of pages: 4

This Writing Traits activity ‘Persuasive Voice’ encourages students to write an essay in the persuasive voice.

Readers Theatre
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No. of pages: 9

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.

Writing
No. of pages: 3

This graphic organiser, ‘A Bounty of Chocolate’ supports students in planning writing by brainstorming a list of chocolate companies that they could write to for information.

Content Area Reading
No. of pages: 3

This graphic organiser, ‘A Buckingham Palace Storm’ allows students to describe and state the importance of Buckingham Palace.

Writing
No. of pages: 2

This graphic organiser, ‘A Burst of Ideas’ supports students in planning writing using brainstorming prewriting strategies for descriptive writing pieces.

Writing
No. of pages: 3

This graphic organiser, ‘A Burst of Ideas on Food’ supports students in planning writing using brainstorming prewriting strategies for descriptive writing about food.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 8

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Carousel of Dreams’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a new carousel in New York City.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Cereal Shake-up’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about cereal companies and costs in America.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Cereal Shake-up’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about cereal companies and costs in America.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 9

This reading comprehension activity ‘A Chance to Learn’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about educating girls in third world countries.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 8

This reading comprehension activity ‘A Communist Party!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the Communist party in China.

Readers Theatre
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No. of pages: 7

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.

Analysing Text
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No. of pages: 5

This analysing text worksheet ‘A Daring Feat’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative about magic tricks. It is aimed at encouraging students to recall specific details from the text as well as draw conclusions about the text as a whole in order to answer questions about it. Answer sheet provided with …More

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Dream Come True’ is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students answer comprehension questions on a text about playgrounds for disabled kids.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Dream Come True’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about special playgrounds for disabled children.

Kids News Activity
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This kids news activity, ‘A Giant Panda Makes His Mark On Baseball’ is about how champion baseball player Pablo Sandoval got his nickname.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 7

This reading comprehension activity ‘A Healthy Rise in Vaccinations’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about vaccination rates in America.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Land of Their Own’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a new territory in Canada.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Letter to the White House’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a letter that Kayla Low wrote to the President on the environment.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 8

This reading comprehension activity ‘A Long Walk to Protect Bison’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about protecting bison in Yellowstone National Park.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Lucky Brake’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to read a story and answer comprehension questions about a boy who stopped his school bus from crashing.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Lucky Brake’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about Larry Champagne, a school student who saved a bus from an accident.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 8

This reading comprehension activity ‘A Million Butterflies’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a Jewish boy, Pavel, who wrote a poem during the Holocaust.

Writing
No. of pages: 2

This graphic organiser, ‘A Movie About Me’ supports students in planning autobiographical writing using prewriting strategies.

Writing
No. of pages: 3

This graphic organiser, ‘A Movie About My Firsts’ supports students in planning writing using prewriting strategies, writing about their first time doing things.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Native American Museum’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a new Native American museum in Washington, D.C.

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.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Picture-Perfect Job’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about Ryan Schick, a young photographer.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 8

This reading comprehension activity ‘A Real Pain in the Neck’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the weight of students’ backpacks .

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Safety Net for Salmon’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about pacific salmon in the ocean.

Writing
No. of pages: 3

This graphic organiser, ‘A Shower of Toys’ provides students with the opportunity to create a word bank of adjectives about toys that could be used in descriptive writing.

Writing
No. of pages: 2

This graphic organiser, ‘A Shower of Words’ provides students with the opportunity to create a word bank of adjectives that could be used in descriptive writing.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Sixth Great Lake’, asks students to answer comprehension questions about the five Great Lakes in America.

Writing
No. of pages: 2

This graphic organiser, ‘A Slice of the Pie’ supports students in planning writing using prewriting strategies to structure ideas for a friendly letter.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 8

This reading comprehension activity ‘A Special Delivery’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about newborn platypuses.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, A Spooky Friend’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about bats.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, A Spooky Friend’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about bats.

Writing
No. of pages: 2

This graphic organiser, ‘A Star is Born’ provides students with the opportunity to brainstorm ways to publish a biography and present it to the class.

Content Area Reading
No. of pages: 2

This graphic organiser, ‘A Storm of Symbols’ allows students to describe symbols and state their importance.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 9

This reading comprehension activity ‘A Sweet Deal’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about soft drinks machines in schools.

Writing
No. of pages: 3

This graphic organiser, ‘A Treasure Hunt with Peers’ supports students in planning writing using brainstorming as a prewriting strategy.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Very Cool Hotel’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a hotel made of ice in Sweden.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Very Cool Hotel’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about an ice hotel in Sweden.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A War Against Land Mines’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about banning land mines.

Writing
No. of pages: 3

This graphic organiser, ‘A Web of Animal Information’ supports students in planning writing by brainstorming animals that could be used in informational writing.

Writing
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This graphic organiser, ‘A Web of Information’ supports students in planning writing through brainstorming topics for informational writing.

Celebrating Relationships
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This worksheet, ‘ABCs of Dad’ provides an alphabet grid that students can use to develop their vocabulary and brainstorm different ideas about their Dads. This is a fun and simple resource that can be used effectively before, during or after an activity and across ability levels. It can also be utilised during individual, pair or …More

Celebrating Relationships
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This worksheet, ‘ABCs of Mum’ provides an alphabet grid that students can use to develop their vocabulary and brainstorm different ideas about their mums. This is a fun and simple resource that can be used effectively before, during or after an activity and across ability levels. It can also be utilised during individual, pair or …More

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 9

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Accident Prone’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a school cross country race.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Acrostic Poem about New Zealand’ is a fantastic quick activity to brainstorm facts and ideas about New Zealand. It is a fun and engaging activity that can be used without preparation across all age groups and abilities. Students are required to use the letters from the words ‘New Zealand’ to list facts or …More

Celebrating Relationships
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This worksheet, ‘Acrostic Poem of Valentine’s Facts’ is a fantastic quick activity to brainstorm facts and ideas about Valentine’s Day. It is a fun resource that can be used without preparation across all age groups and abilities. Students are required to use the letters from the word ‘Valentine’s’ to list facts or ideas that they …More

Writing
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This learning activity, ‘Adding Details’ supports students to revise and improve their writing by adding details.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘After the Spill’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a shipwreck near Alaska.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Aliens in Lake Victoria’, asks students to answer comprehension questions about plants that are growing in Lake Victoria in Africa.

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