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Instructional Series

Welcome to the English medium literacy instructional series teaching and learning resources for years 1 to 8.

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  • Score cover image.

    Score!

    Cover image school journal level 2 august 2017.

    by Bronwen Wall

    "Tiana tucks the ball under her arm and races up the field. It’s three tackles down – there’s only one more play left in this set. The other team is waiting for her."

    Series: School Journal Level 2 August 2017

    Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Non-fiction

    Topics: contributing, cooperation, costumes, creativity, drama, found materials, groups, imagination, plays, problem solving, school, teamwork, wearable arts

    In: School Journal Level 2 August 2017

    Publication date: August 2017

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  • The best team ever cover image.

    The Best Team Ever

    Cover image school journal level 2 august 2017.

    by Philippa Werry

    illustrated by Fraser Williamson

    This play follows 6 students grouped together to make a wearable arts costume. The students are forced to improvise after their original idea doesn't go as planned.

    Series: School Journal Level 2 August 2017

    Learning area: English, The Arts

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Fiction

    Topics: contributing, cooperation, costumes, creativity, drama, found materials, groups, imagination, plays, problem solving, school, teamwork, wearable arts

    In: School Journal Level 2 August 2017

    Publication date: August 2017

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  • A gust of wind cover image.

    A Gust of Wind

    Cover image school journal level 2 august 2017.

    by Sarah Penwarden

    illustrated by Rachel Walker and Adam Pryor

    In this four-stanza, illustrated poem, Sarah Penwarden uses rich imagery to describe the four seasons. The first-person narrator is a child, and the poem also reflects his or her relationship with grandparents. 

    Series: School Journal Level 2 August 2017

    Learning area: English

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: autumn, birds, change, family, flowers, grandad, grandma, grandparents, imagery, metaphor, poetry, seasons, simile, spring, summer, winter

    In: School Journal Level 2 August 2017

    Publication date: August 2017

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  • Up the guts cover image.

    Up the Guts

    Cover image school journal level 2 august 2017.

    by Paora Tibble

    illustrated by Munro Te Whata

    This fast-paced story follows Para (the narrator) and her older brother, Shane, as they practise their rugby league skills in their backyard, then play a game of league with the rest of their team.

    Series: School Journal Level 2 August 2017

    Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: family, humour, league, Māori, practice, rugby league, siblings, skills, sport, teamwork, te reo Māori, tungāne–tuahine, whānau

    In: School Journal Level 2 August 2017

    Publication date: August 2017

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  • Jack and the beanstalk cover image.

    Jack and the Beanstalk

    retold by Kylie Parry

    illustrated by Philip Webb

    This retelling of a classic tale gives students the opportunity to explore features of fairy tales and provides a stepping stone to further reading.

    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Publication date: September 2017

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  • Joe's news cover image.

    Joe's News

    by Tricia Glensor

    illustrated by Elspeth Alix Batt

    When Troy’s class find out that a Deaf boy, named Joe, will be coming to their school, they are worried they won’t be able to talk to him. Their teacher arranges for the children to learn sign language.

    Green 3

    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: Health and Physical Education

    Colour wheel level: Green

    Curriculum level: 1

    Category: Fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Publication date: September 2017

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  • Little red hen cover image.

    The Little Red Hen

    retold by Kylie Parry

    illustrated by Giselle Clarkson

    Engaging features in this story include the humour, the fantasy context (the animals behaving like humans), strong characterisation, a series of repeated events, literary language, and a clear underlying message.

    Green 1

    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: Health and Physical Education

    Colour wheel level: Green

    Curriculum level: 1

    Category: Fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Publication date: September 2017

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  • Watching the game cover image.

    Watching the Game

    by Emeli Sione

    illustrated by Jenny Cooper

    When Mika and Mum go to watch Tusi and Pati play touch rugby, they take Rocky the dog with them. Rocky enjoys playing with the tennis ball – but then he suddenly catches sight of the rugby ball on the field! This is the third story about Mika’s family.

    Blue 2

    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: Health and Physical Education

    Colour wheel level: Blue

    Curriculum level: 2

    Category: Fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Publication date: September 2017

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  • Wheels cover image.

    Wheels

    by Bronwen Wall

    This non-fiction text makes connections to students’ everyday experiences of using wheels. It also explores the history of wheels, how wheels work, and some different sorts of wheels, providing many “stepping-off points” for further reading and investigation. 

    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: Science, Technology

    Category: Non-fiction

    Shared texts

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Publication date: September 2017

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