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

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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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.

Sea Creatures
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This short nonfiction text, ‘B: Blue Whale’ provides factual information about the Blue Whale, exploring where they live, what they eat and other interesting facts.

Wild Animals
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This short nonfiction text, ‘C: Cheetah’ provides factual information about the Cheetah, exploring where they live, what they eat and other interesting facts.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Elephants Talk to Her’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about Katy Payne, a scientist who studies the sounds animals make.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Elephants Talk to Her’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about Katy Payne, a scientist who studies the sounds animals make.

Environment Day
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This science article, ‘Endangered Animals’ features five facts about animals that are endangered on planet Earth. It provides factual information, as well as ways to help animals. It is aimed at broadening students’ scientific and environmental awareness.

South African History
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This history article ‘Endangered Animals: South Africa’ features important factual background information about South Africa’s animals. It identifies the black rhino, African wild dog, blue crane and African penguin as key animals endemic to South Africa, which are under threat today. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness and could be used …More

Endangered
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This article, ‘Endangered: Flatback Turtles’, provides information about this endangered species. It is aimed at broadening students’ environmental awareness and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Sea Creatures
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This short nonfiction text, ‘G: Great White Shark’ provides factual information about the Great White Shark, exploring where they live, what they eat and other interesting facts.

Editing and Revising
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This editing and revising learning activity, ‘Giant Pandas’ encourages students to recognise capitalisation and spelling errors, correct tense, punctuation and sentence structure. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Gr-r-r-eat News About Tigers’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to read a story and answer comprehension questions about the tigers in Africa.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Gr-r-r-eat News About Tigers’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about tigers in Africa.

Sharks
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This article, ‘Great White Shark’ provides information about the size, habitat, life cycle, diet and behaviour of the great white shark. It provides a detailed Fact File of statistics and also displays illustrations and photographs in full colour of the shark’s appearance and behaviour. Includes a map of migration.

Sea Creatures
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This short nonfiction text, ‘H: Humpback Whale’ provides factual information about the Humpback Whale, exploring where they live, what they eat and other interesting facts.

South African History
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This history article, ‘Kruger National Park’ features South Africa’s oldest, largest and most famous game reserve. It provides factual information about the animals who live there, the park’s founder, Paul Kruger, and current efforts to fight poaching, along with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text. It is aimed at broadening students’ …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Lipizzaner Horses’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text the history of this horse breed. 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 and to make judgements and …More

Kids News Activity
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This kids news activity, ‘Lonesome George May Not Have Been The Last Of His Kind’ investigates the discovery of a species of giant tortoise previously thought to be extinct.

Sea Creatures
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This short nonfiction text, ‘M: Manatee’ provides factual information about the Manatee, exploring where they live, what they eat and other interesting facts.

Endangered
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This article, ‘Endangered: Mahogany Gliders’, provides information about mahogany gliders. It is aimed at broadening students’ environmental awareness and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Sea Creatures
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This short nonfiction text, ‘N: Narwhal’ provides factual information about the Narwhal, exploring where they live, what they eat and other interesting facts.

Australian Animals
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This short nonfiction text, ‘N: Numbat’ provides factual information about the Australian animal the Numbat.

Wild Animals
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This short nonfiction text, ‘O: Okapi’ provides factual information about the Okapi, exploring where they live, what they eat and other interesting facts.

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Penguin’, is a great resource for enhancing vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. These photo activity cards can be used as a stand-alone activity or as a supplement to the topic of South Africa. …More

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Rhinoceros’, is a great resource for enhancing vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. These photo activity cards can be used as a stand-alone activity or as a supplement to the topic of South Africa. …More

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Safari’, is a great resource for enhancing vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. These photo activity cards can be used as a stand-alone activity or as a supplement to the topic of South Africa. …More

Writing Traits
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This Writing Traits activity ‘Page Layout’ encourages students to present writing in a manner that enhances the reader’s ability to understand and identify the ideas.

Australian Animals
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This short nonfiction text, ‘Q: Quokka’ provides factual information about the Australian animal the Quokka.

Birds
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This article, ‘All About Birds: Rare Birds’, profiles birds that are endangered. It provides factual information about rare birds and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Sea Creatures
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This short nonfiction text, ‘S: Sea Otter’ provides factual information about the Sea Otter, exploring where they live, what they eat and other interesting facts.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Saving the Swordfish’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the decreasing numbers of swordfish in the ocean.

Writing Traits
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This Writing Traits activity ‘Sentence Variation’ encourages students to use various sentence structures to provide interest and variety.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘She’s for the Birds’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about endangered birds in Italy.

Endangered
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This article, ‘Endangered: Spotted Tail Quoll’, provides information about the spotted tail quoll. It is aimed at broadening students’ environmental awareness and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Australian Animals
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This short nonfiction text, ‘T: Tasmanian Devil’ provides factual information about the Australian animal the Tasmanian Devil.

Endangered
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This article, ‘Endangered: Tasmanian Devils’, provides information about Tasmanian devils. It is aimed at broadening students’ environmental awareness and includes colourful and engaging images.

South African History
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This history article ‘The Big Five’ features important factual background information about the five African animals most prized by hunters, and now by safari tourists. It identifies the lion, African elephant, leopard, rhinoceros and African buffalo as the Big Five, and discusses the threats each animal faces today. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical …More

Editing and Revising
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This editing and revising learning activity, ‘The Dwarf Gecko’ encourages students to recognise capitalisation and spelling errors, punctuation and sentence structure. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Editing and Revising
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This editing and revising learning activity, ‘Tigers: An Endangered Species’ encourages students to recognise capitalisation and spelling errors, correct tense, punctuation and sentence structure. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity ‘Tragedy in the Jungle’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the Bengal tigers living in India.

Writing Traits
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This Writing Traits activity ‘Expository Voice’ encourages students to write informational essays that include adequate examples to support a topic.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Welcome, Baby Panda!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a baby panda.

Kids News Activity
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This kids news activity, ‘World’s Smallest Chameleon Discovered’ is about a tiny reptile found on an island near Madagascar.

Writing Prompt
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This fun and engaging worksheet ‘Lion or Shark’, uses the popular Would You Rather game as a writing prompt for students to consider which of these two South African animals they would rather be and why. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with South African culture and can …More

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This fun and engaging worksheet ‘Springbok or Blue Crane’, uses the popular Would You Rather game as a writing prompt for students to consider which of these two South African animals they would rather be and why. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with South African culture and …More

Art Project
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This art project, ‘Make Your Own Kiwi Bird’ provides instructions for creating a little kiwi bird from pom poms.

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