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

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    Timber!

    Level 3 nov 2011 cover.

    by Jullia Wall

    This article describes how trees have been used in New Zealand and the impact people have had on the native forests. The text shares the perspectives of people involved in the timber industry and of conservationists since the arrival of European settlers. It outlines the events that occurred, the resulting impact on indigenous forests, and the steps taken to sustain them. 

    Series: School Journal, Level 3 November 2011

    Learning area: Science

    Curriculum level: 3

    Reading year level: 6

    Category: Non-fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: trees, New Zealand, impact, people, native forests, timber industry, conservationists, European settlers, indigenous forests

    In: School Journal, Level 3 November 2011

    Publication date: November 2011

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    School Journal, Level 3 November 2011

    Teacher support materials (TSM) are available for all the following texts in this issue of the School Journal:

        TSM
    Stories Earthquake
    Articles One City – Two Earthquakes
    Timber!

    Series: School Journal

    Publication date: November 2011

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    Earthquake cover.

    Earthquake

    Level 3 nov 2011 cover.

    by Lynn Davis

    This narrative about a family’s experiences will give students an insight into the impact of the earthquakes in Christchurch. There are opportunities for students to gain information about life during and after the September 2010 earthquake and the concerns shared by the family and the community. 

    Series: School Journal, Level 3 November 2011

    Learning area: English, Science

    Curriculum level: 3

    Reading year level: 5

    Category: Non-fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: family, experience, earthquakes, Christchurch. September 2010 earthquake, concerns, community

    In: School Journal, Level 3 November 2011

    Publication date: November 2011

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    One city two earthquakes cover.

    One City – Two Earthquakes

    Level 3 nov 2011 cover.

    by Jenna Tinkle

    This informative article answers commonly asked questions about earthquakes, with specific reference to the Christchurch earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011. The text explains what liquefaction is and how earthquakes happen, and it includes instructions for what to do in an earthquake. 

    Series: School Journal, Level 3 November 2011

    Learning area: Science

    Curriculum level: 3

    Reading year level: 5

    Category: Non-fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: questions, earthquakes, Christchurch, September 2010, February 2011, liquefaction, safety

    In: School Journal, Level 3 November 2011

    Publication date: November 2011

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    Timber cover.

    Timber!

    Level 3 nov 2011 cover.

    by Jullia Wall

    This article describes how trees have been used in New Zealand and the impact people have had on the native forests. The text shares the perspectives of people involved in the timber industry and of conservationists since the arrival of European settlers. It outlines the events that occurred, the resulting impact on indigenous forests, and the steps taken to sustain them. 

    Series: School Journal, Level 3 November 2011

    Learning area: Science

    Curriculum level: 3

    Reading year level: 6

    Category: Non-fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: trees, New Zealand, impact, people, native forests, timber industry, conservationists, European settlers, indigenous forests

    In: School Journal, Level 3 November 2011

    Publication date: November 2011

    Order this text