Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Pets’ supports Māori vocabulary development about pets. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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No. of pages: 6

This set of flashcards, ‘Pets’ supports Māori vocabulary development about pets. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Pets’ supports Māori vocabulary development about pets. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Māori Word Study
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This set of flashcards, ‘Pets’ supports Māori vocabulary development about pets. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200 thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Reading Comprehension
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No. of pages: 4

This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Best Friend’, features an informational and narrative text about the bond between dogs and humans. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about validity, drawing a conclusion, fact/opinion, cause and effect, and theme. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
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No. of pages: 8

This analysing text worksheet ‘A Survivor’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative about an injured dog. 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 look critically at words in order …More

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension exemplar, ‘All About Goldfish’ provides a model of a completed reading comprehension worksheet. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to look critically at words in order to ascertain their particular meaning in context. It also encourages students to recall information.

Poetry
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This Poetry worksheet, ‘An Easy Pet’, features a poem that recommends goldfish as an easy pet to look after. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the poem and includes questions about vocabulary, word meaning, conclusion, theme, and reasoning. Answer sheet provided with file download.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Animals in History’ features a timeline of famous animals in history. It provides factual information about these animals and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Bird Calls’ asks students to answer questions about budgies. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information, draw conclusions, make predictions and think about word meanings.

Understanding Text
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This understanding text worksheet, ‘Call Him Lucky’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative about an unwanted dog. 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 look critically at words in …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Cat’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. It …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Cat B&W’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. …More

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Cats’ asks students to answer questions about different cat breeds. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information.

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘Cats and Dogs’ helps students to write about whether they are a cat person or a dog person. It encourages students to think about personal preference and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘Class Pet’ helps students to write about animals that make a good classroom pet. It encourages students to think about caring for animals and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Number
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This learning activity, ‘Dazzler Digs On’, involves finding fractions of a set. Students write number stories to answer a series of questions about a dog called Dazzler and her buried bones. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

Author's Purpose
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This author’s purpose exemplar ‘Dena’s New Puppy’ supports students to identify the author’s purpose for writing a text. It encourages students to look critically at the text in order to ascertain whether the author wrote it to persuade, teach or entertain the reader.

History for Kids
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This hands-on activity, ‘Design and Make Personalised Pet Tags’ shows students how to make pet tags for their dogs, cats or soft toys. It provides step-by-step instructions and is aimed at encouraging students to express themselves creatively in a fun and engaging manner.

Writing Prompt
No. of pages: 1

This writing prompt, ‘Design-a-Pet’ helps students to write about their perfect pet. It encourages students to think about animal qualities and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Dog’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. It …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Dog B&W’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. …More

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Dogs’ asks students to answer questions about different dog breeds. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and form opinions.

Content Area Reading
No. of pages: 8

This content area reading activity, ‘Dogs in France’ is an English based reading comprehension exercise encouraging students to learn how to use generalisations.

Editing Task
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This Editing Task worksheet, ‘Duke the Dog’, features a rough draft of a narrative text about a dog that wants to play. It encourages students to identify capitalisation, spelling, punctuation, grammar, and word choice errors in the text and then to write out a correct version. The purpose of this task is to develop students’ …More

Writing Task
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This Writing Task worksheet, ‘Facts about Your Pet’, features instructions for students to create an informational text about a pet or other animal. It encourages students to plan their writing and to check it for errors. Prompts suggest including details about the animal’s appearance, behaviour, and other characteristics, as well as the student’s feelings about …More

Sample Essay
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This writing prompt exemplar, ‘Favourite Pet’ provides a writing model for the students. It encourages students to think about their ideal pet and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘Favourite Pet’ helps students to write about which animal they would choose as a pet. It encourages students to think about pets and caring for them and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘Favourite Pets’ helps students to write about their favourite kind of pet. It encourages students to think about keeping a pet and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘For Sale: Stolen Rare Pets’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about animal smuggling.

Writing Prompt
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This writing prompt, ‘Getting a Pet’ helps students to write about choosing the right pet. It encourages students to think about caring for a pet and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Writing Task
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This Writing Task worksheet, ‘Guidebook to Dogs’, features instructions for students to write a guidebook to dogs and includes visual prompts of the key commands and training topics to help students work out what they want to say. It encourages students to plan their writing and to check it for errors. Answer sheet provided with …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Hamster’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. It …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Hamster B&W’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Horse’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. It …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Horse B&W’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. …More

Writing Task
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This writing task worksheet ‘How to Care for…’ 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 …More

Editing and Revising
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This editing and revising learning activity, ‘I Would Be a House Cat’ encourages students to recognise spelling errors, punctuation and sentence structure. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Kittens’ asks students to answer questions about a short story, which is about what kittens like. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to recall details from the text.

Oral Language Photo Activity
No. of pages: 2

This oral language photo activity ‘Cat’, enhances vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. Each photo is complete with an accompanying lesson plan featuring tips and activities to develop oral language and vocabulary further.

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Dog’, enhances vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. Each photo is complete with an accompanying lesson plan featuring tips and activities to develop oral language and vocabulary further.

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Goldfish’, enhances vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. Each photo is complete with an accompanying lesson plan featuring tips and activities to develop oral language and vocabulary further.

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Parakeet’, enhances vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. Each photo is complete with an accompanying lesson plan featuring tips and activities to develop oral language and vocabulary further.

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Rabbit’, enhances vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. Each photo is complete with an accompanying lesson plan featuring tips and activities to develop oral language and vocabulary further.

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Veterinarian’, enhances vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. Each photo is complete with an accompanying lesson plan featuring tips and activities to develop oral language and vocabulary further.

Writing Task
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This Writing Task worksheet, ‘Letter to Raise a Guide Dog’, features instructions for students to write a persuasive letter offering to raise a puppy that would later become a guide dog. It encourages students to plan their writing and to check it for errors. Prompts suggest explaining why you want to raise the puppy, your …More

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Lizzy’ asks students to answer questions about a boy who wanted a pet of his own. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to recall information and think about word meaning.

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Making an Aquarium’, features a procedural text about purchasing and setting up a fish tank. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about making a judgment, drawing a conclusion, cause and effect, detail, reasoning, predicting outcome, sequence, and classification. Answer sheet provided …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Mouse’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. It …More

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Mouse B&W’ is a resource that can be used in a variety of classroom activities. It is a hands-on tool that provides a stimulus to prompt vocabulary and concept development. Use it during class discussions to fuel engagement, or have students use their imaginations to incorporate the mask into other speaking activities. …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Not as Easy as You Think’, features an informational text about keeping pet goldfish and includes advice on tank size, cleaning, environment, and feeding. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about cause and effect, validity, detail, reasoning, drawing a conclusion, fact/opinion, …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Not as Easy as You Think?’ supports students to use various strategies to understand an informational text on keeping fish as pets. 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 …More

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘People and Pets Newsletter’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about keeping pets safe outside during the summer. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to form opinions, as well as consider the author’s purpose.

Decorative Page Borders
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These Decorative Page Borders, ‘Pets’ are a set of full colour and black and white page borders that can be used in various ways in the classroom such as in wall displays and bulletin boards. They can also be used in student projects or worksheets. Borders can be printed, coloured in and laminated.

Word Study
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No. of pages: 6

This set of flashcards,’Pets’ supports vocabulary development about pets. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200+ thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Bulletin Board Trimmers
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No. of pages: 4

These Bulletin Board Trimmers, ‘Pets’ are a set of narrow bulletin border trimmers for use in classroom displays.

Word Study
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No. of pages: 6

This set of flashcards,’Pets’ supports vocabulary development about pets. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200+ thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Word Study
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This set of flashcards,’Pets’ supports vocabulary development about pets. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200+ thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Word Study
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This set of flashcards,’Pets’ supports vocabulary development about pets. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200+ thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Content Area Reading
No. of pages: 5

This content area reading activity, ‘Pets for Health is a science based reading comprehension exercise encouraging students to practise reading between the lines.

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