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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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  • The Long Pause.

    The Long Pause

    This article explores the mystery of the long pause between the two major periods of Pacific migration. It demonstrates how the science of archaeology can be used to explain and understand the world and how scientists provide evidence to support ideas.

    Series: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

    Learning area: English, Science, Social Sciences

    Curriculum level: 3

    Category: Non-fiction

    Strand: Nature of science

    In: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

    Publication date: November 2019

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  • Maths Craft.

    Maths Craft

    This article takes a playful, creative approach to pure mathematics, guiding readers through craft activities that let them explore the properties of Möbius strips and mathematical knots.

    Series: Connected 2019 Level 4 – Seeing Beyond

    Learning area: English, The Arts, Mathematics and Statistics

    Curriculum level: 4

    Category: Non-fiction

    Strand: Geometry and Measurement

    In: Connected 2019 Level 4 – Seeing Beyond

    Publication date: November 2019

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  • Fake Facts.

    Fake Facts

    This article addresses the topical issue of fake news. Digital technology creates huge opportunities for us to create and share information but also exposes us to information that can be false or can do harm. The article encourages students to take a critical gaze on information and suggests strategies for evaluating what information is based on facts and worth sharing.

    Series: Connected 2019 Level 4 – Seeing Beyond

    Learning area: English, Social Sciences, Technology

    Curriculum level: 4

    Category: Non-fiction

    Strand: Nature of technology

    In: Connected 2019 Level 4 – Seeing Beyond

    Publication date: November 2019

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  • Defending the Dark.

    Defending the Dark

    This article introduces the science of astronomy while explaining the issue of light pollution and practical ways of reducing it. It raises awareness of why this issue is so important for humans and our fellow creatures.

    Series: Connected 2019 Level 4 – Seeing Beyond

    Learning area: English, Science, Technology

    Curriculum level: 4

    Category: Non-fiction

    Strand: Nature of science, Planet Earth and beyond, Nature of technology

    In: Connected 2019 Level 4 – Seeing Beyond

    Publication date: November 2019

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  • The Global Positioning System.

    The Global Positioning System

    This article explains the Global Positioning System – a technology that we’ve quickly become dependent on. It explains how it works and its benefits, while also prompting students to think critically about the risks of over-reliance.

    Series: Connected 2019 Level 4 – Seeing Beyond

    Learning area: English, Mathematics and Statistics, Technology

    Curriculum level: 4

    Category: Non-fiction

    Strand: Geometry and Measurement, Nature of technology

    In: Connected 2019 Level 4 – Seeing Beyond

    Publication date: November 2019

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Category: Fiction

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    Publication date: March 2020

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