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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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  • People blowing bubbles.

    I Blew a Bubble

    Poem card

    This poem dramatically describes the hazards of blowing bubbles with bubble gum. (Part of Set 2.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Boy running in his pajamas.

    Wee Willie Winkie

    Poem card

    Wee Willie Winkie goes around the town telling children that it’s time to go to sleep. Children may need to have “nightgown”, “tapping”, and “crying through the lock” explained. (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Man with fiddle.

    Hey Diddle Diddle

    Poem card

    The cat, the fiddle, the cow, and the moon … another favourite. (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Birds in a pie.

    Sing a Song of Sixpence

    Poem card

    Another old favourite to sing along with. This poem contains several words and phrases that will need some explanation of meaning, such as “sixpence”, “rye”, “four and twenty”, “dainty dish”, and “set before”. (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • People baking a cake and playing hand games.

    Pat-a-cake Pat-a-cake

    Poem card

    This poem is very useful when teaching alphabet knowledge, in particular of children’s names. Change the letter ‘B’ according to the names of your students. (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Mary and her lamb.

    Mary Had a Little Lamb

    Poem card

    Another old favourite to sing along to. (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Jack jumping over a candle.

    Jack be Nimble

    Poem card

    There is some wonderful language to explore in this traditional rhyme. What does “nimble” mean? What is a “candlestick”? (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Humpty dumpty on a wall.

    Humpty Dumpty

    Poem card

    Why couldn’t Humpty Dumpty be put back together again? Another classic. (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Hen.

    Higgledy Piggledy

    Poem card

    This traditional rhyme has links to numeracy. (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Clock.

    Hickory Dickory Dock

    Poem card

    The mouse ran up the clock, but this nursery rhyme lends itself to rewriting the rhyme. What else could run up the clock? (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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