Reading Comprehension
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No. of pages: 9

This reading comprehension activity, ‘All About Dolphins’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about dolphins. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to draw conclusions, recall information, predict word meaning and think about text organisation.

Conservation and the Environment
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No. of pages: 3

This science article, ‘Arctic Ocean’ features different aspects of the Arctic Ocean. It provides factual information about Arctic ice and animals of the Arctic. It is aimed at broadening students’ scientific and geographical awareness in an engaging manner.

Sea Creatures
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No. of pages: 1

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.

Editing and Revising
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No. of pages: 5

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

Sea Creatures
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No. of pages: 1

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

New Zealand
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This geography article, ‘Dolphin’ features the Hector’s dolphin, which is found only in New Zealand. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Masks
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This role-play mask ‘Dolphin’ 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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No. of pages: 1

This role-play mask ‘Dolphin 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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No. of pages: 6

The report, ‘Dolphins and Porpoises’ compares and contrasts these two marine mammals, describing their appearance and behaviour. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Sea Creatures
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No. of pages: 1

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.

New Zealand
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No. of pages: 1

This geography article, ‘Kaikoura’ features the world-famous destination of Kaikoura in the South Island of New Zealand. 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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No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Killer Whale’ asks students to answer questions about killer whales. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information, draw conclusions, form opinions and think about word meanings.

Oral Language Photo Activity
No. of pages: 2

This oral language photo activity ‘Whale’, 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.

Reading Comprehension
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No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Make the Most Out of Your Whale-Watching Experience’ asks students to answer questions about going whale-watching. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information, form opinions and think about word meanings and author purpose.

Sea Creatures
No. of pages: 1

This article, ‘All About Sea Creatures: Mammals’, describes marine mammals. It provides factual information and features colourful and engaging photographs.

Sea Creatures
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No. of pages: 1

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

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘People Should Not Capture Whales’, asks students to read a story and answer comprehension questions about whales.

Reading Comprehension
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No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘The Strait Story: Dave Mattila’s Tale’ asks students to answer questions about Dave Mattila and how he saved a young whale named Strait. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and think about word meanings.

Kids News Activity
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No. of pages: 2

This kids news activity, ‘Underwater Dolphin Rescue Caught On Video’ is about an unusual interaction between a diver and a dolphin captured on video.

Masks
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No. of pages: 1

This role-play mask ‘Whale’ 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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No. of pages: 1

This role-play mask ‘Whale 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

Antarctica
No. of pages: 2

This article, ‘Whale Tales’, describes the whales that live in Antarctica. It provides factual information about these whales and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Life Science
No. of pages: 1

This life science worksheet, ‘Whales’ supports students to identify and label the parts of a whale. It supports an understanding of animals.

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