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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

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.

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.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

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

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘My Favourite Passage’ asks students to share their opinions with their classmates about their favourite book passages.

Writing Text
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This writing text exemplar ‘Persuasive Prompts’ gives students an example of how to approach such a prompt. It is aimed at encouraging students to plan their writing by choosing their position on the topic, then asking themselves questions to best explain their ideas to the reader using details and examples to support their position.

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

Writing Text
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This writing text exemplar ‘Persuasive Writing Prompt’ gives students an example of how to approach such a prompt. It is aimed at encouraging students to plan their writing by choosing their position on the topic, then asking themselves questions to best explain their ideas to the reader using details and examples to support their position.

Writing Task
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This writing task worksheet ‘Types of Books’ helps students to practise expository writing. It is aimed at encouraging students plan their writing and ask themselves questions to best explain their ideas to the reader using details, examples and their own personal experience. It includes space for students to plan their writing and a checklist to …More

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘A Balloon Ride’ helps students to write about what they would look for in their neighbourhood if they went for a hot-air balloon ride. It encourages students to think about the five top places in their neighbourhood and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

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.

Writing
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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
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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.

Writing Task
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This Writing Task worksheet, ‘A Circus Adventure’, features instructions for students to create a newspaper report about an imagined class trip to the circus. It encourages students to plan their writing and to check it for errors. Prompts suggest describing what the class saw, what was most interesting, and what was most surprising.

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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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.

Writing Task
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This writing task worksheet ‘A Creative Activity’ helps students to practise expository writing. It is aimed at encouraging students plan their writing and ask themselves questions to best explain their ideas to the reader using details, examples and their own personal experience. It includes space for students to plan their writing and a checklist to …More

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘A Day in My Life’ helps students to write about and describe a typical day in their life, from waking to sleep time. It encourages students to think about their daily routine and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘A Deserved Award’ helps students to write about which member of their family deserves an award. It encourages students to think about the good qualities of a family member and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Content Area Reading
No. of pages: 3

This graphic organiser, ‘A Diary Filled with Facts and Opinions’ asks students to read diary entries and differentiate facts and opinions in the text.

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.

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘A Dream Meeting’ helps students to write about one person, alive or deceased, who they would like to meet and to explain why. It encourages students to think about someone they admire and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Writing Task
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This writing task worksheet ‘A Famous Visitor’ 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 their writing and a …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Fish Tale’, features a fable about a goldfish who does not listen to his teacher and ends up in danger. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about cause and effect, purpose, classification, reasoning, character, sequence, detail, and genre. The task …More

Writing Task
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This Writing Task worksheet, ‘A Fishing Adventure’, features instructions for students to write a story about a real or imaginary holiday involving fish. It encourages students to plan their writing and to check it for errors. Prompts suggest that the student could describe a fishing trip, a deep-sea adventure, a fish rescue mission, or another …More

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘A Fly on the Wall’ helps students to write about where they would like to be if they could be a fly on the wall. It encourages students to think about a time and a place in which they would like to land and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language …More

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.

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘A Helping Hand’ helps students to write about a time when they have lent a helping hand. It encourages students to think about helping others and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Writing Task
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This Writing Task worksheet, ‘A Horse Story’, features instructions for students to create a narrative or informational story about a horse. It encourages students to plan their writing and to check it for errors. Prompts suggest including interesting words, different kinds of sentences, and details about the horse’s involvement in an activity.

Writing Task
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This writing task worksheet ‘A Knock at the Door’ 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 encourages students to use a checklist to help …More

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.

Writing Task
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This Writing Task worksheet, ‘Letter to Save the Fish’, features instructions for students to write a persuasive letter about helping dying fish. It encourages students to plan their writing and to check it for errors. Prompts suggest covering the reasons for the letter, the location of the dying fish, three possible causes for their decline, …More

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.

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Marine Menace’, features a narrative and informational text about a boy who is fascinated by ocean creatures, especially the deadly box jellyfish. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about mood, character, emotional reaction, fact/opinion, drawing a conclusion, detail, figurative language, …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Matter of Honesty’, features a narrative about a boy’s confusion as he and his family flee their country. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about detail, making an inference, fact/opinion, reasoning, sequence, vocabulary, drawing a conclusion, theme, and predicting outcome. …More

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

Writing
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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
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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.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘A Picture Tells a Thousand Words’ asks students to judge the importance of a photograph or other picture in a non-fiction text based on how much information it gives.

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.

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Science and a Sport’, features an informational text about the different types of fish and an announcement about a fishing contest. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the texts and includes questions about classification, cause and effect, detail, and reasoning. The task also prompts students …More

Writing
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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
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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.

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