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Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

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PDFs of all the texts in this issue of the Junior Journal are available online as well as teacher support materials (TSM) and audio for the following:

    TSM Audio
Stories Zapped! Chapter 2: Tidy-Bot Goes to School
Poems Home    
Plays Buried Treasure
Articles Pepeha
Tōku Pepeha

Series: Junior Journal

Publication date: September 2016

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Buried Treasure

by Kylie Parry

illustrations by Antony Elworthy

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This humorous play follows a group of pirates as they use clues on a map to search for treasure. Students will delight in the pirates’ misinterpretation of the clues and the problems caused as they follow their misdirected ideas.

Series: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Learning area: English, Mathematics and Statistics

Colour wheel level: Purple

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 2

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: buried treasure, clues, compass points, directions, humour, maps, misunderstanding, pirates, plays, treasure

In: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Publication date: September 2016

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Home

by Selina Powell

illustration by Peter Campbell 

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"The ants carry crumbs larger than themselves back to their secret tunnels."

Series: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Learning area: English

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 2

Category: Fiction

Topics: animals, ants, creatures, dogs, gardens, home, pigeons, poetry, snails

In: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Publication date: September 2016

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Tōku Pepeha

by Pareraukawa Moore

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This text follows on from the article “Pepeha” in this journal. The author, Pareraukawa Moore, describes her own pepeha and what each element means to her.

Series: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Colour wheel level: Gold

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 2

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: ancestors, belonging, community, connections, environment, family, family history, family tree, grandparents, hapū, heritage, introductions, iwi, marae, Ngātokowaru Papatūānuku, pepeha, relationships, Tainui, Takitimu, Tararua, te reo Māori, tikanga Māori, tūpuna, waka, whānau

In: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Publication date: September 2016

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Pepeha

by Pātaka and Monique Moore

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This article explains what a pepeha is and why it is important in Māori culture.

Series: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Colour wheel level: Gold

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 2

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: ancestors, belonging, community, connections, environment, family, family history, hapū, heritage, introductions, iwi, marae, pepeha, relationships, te reo Māori, tikanga Māori, tūpuna, waka, whānau

In: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Publication date: September 2016

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Zapped! Chapter 2: Tidy-Bot Goes to School

by Renata Hopkins

illustration by Scott Pearson 

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This is the second chapter (out of four) in a humorous science-fiction story designed to “hook” year 3 students into reading chapter books by themselves. In this chapter, things go awry again when the twins take Tidy-Bot to school.

Series: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Learning area: English

Colour wheel level: Purple, Gold

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 3

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: fantasy, humour, robots, science fiction, serial

In: Junior Journal 53, Level 2, 2016

Publication date: September 2016

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