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School Journal Level 4 November 2022

School Journal Level 4 November 2022.

There is a theme of kaitiakitanga in some of the content.

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

    Audio TSM
Articles Kaitiakitanga   ✔  ✔
Humphrey Hanley: Life on the upside    
How Vaccines Work    
Stories Going in Nature    
After the First Rain  
Poem Leftovers for Breakfast    
Student writing Tāne Mahuta    
Screenplay The Box

Series: School Journal

Publication date: November 2022

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Humphrey Hanley: Life on the upside.

Humphrey Hanley: Life on the upside

by Sarah Connor

Humphrey’s day starts when most people are stopping for morning tea.

Imagine if you couldn’t dress yourself or pack your own school bag. Imagine losing skin every time you bumped into something – or starting each day having your limbs wrapped in bandages.

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Learning area: Health and Physical Education

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 7

Topics: accessibility, adaptation, disabilities, epidermolysis bullosa, inclusion, invention, making a difference, persistence, problem-solving, wellbeing

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Publication date: November 2022

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How Vaccines Work.

How Vaccines Work

by Matt Boucher

At different times in your life, most doctors will recommend that you get a vaccine. You might have received your first when you were only a few months old. Vaccines protect us from infectious diseases. Some of these diseases might make you feel unwell for a few days; others are deadly.

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Science

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Topics: antibodies, cells, COVID-19, disease, flu, immune system, infectious diseases, iron lung, kaitiakitanga, micro-organisms, pathogens, polio, vaccination, vaccines, variants, viruses

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Publication date: November 2022

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Going in Nature.

Going in Nature

by James Brown; illustrations by Jez Tuya

There’s trouble brewing in the local reserve, but Dad’s on to it …

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 7

Topics: environment, freedom campers, humour, kaitiakitanga, persistence, tolerance

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Publication date: November 2022

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After the First Rain.

After the First Rain

by Anna Smaill; illustrations by E. Logan

The sequel to “The Bucket Man”.

After the first rain, everything changed. That night – when we heard the giant crack of the rain machine shooting its flares into the bone-dry sky and the heavens open – it was like one huge party.

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Topics: climate change, environment, family, guardian, invention, kaitiakitanga, knowledge, learning, rain, speculative fiction, survival, technology, weather

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Publication date: November 2022

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Leftovers for Breakfast.

Leftovers for Breakfast

by Vanessa Mei Crofskey; illustration by Toby Morris

The world started sometime a while ago, although I’m not quite sure of the F.A.C.T.S.

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Topics: humour, poetry, The Milky Way, the universe

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Publication date: November 2022

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Tāne Mahuta.

Tāne Mahuta

by Ellie Job, year 7, Belmont Intermediate; illustration by Kieran Rynhart

Go get a life. Loser! She’s so annoying ... Thoughts galloped around in my head like horses. I tossed and turned beneath the
soft covers of my bed. It was no use. Sleep wouldn’t come. I climbed out of bed and thrust an old, ripped hoodie over my pyjamas.

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education

Curriculum level: 4

Topics: environment, kiwi, resilience, student writing, Tāne Mahuta, wellbeing

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Publication date: November 2022

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The Box.

The Box

a screenplay by Leki Jackson-Bourke; illustrations by Minky Stapleton

A box, five ākonga, and a whole lot of confusion.

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Learning area: English, The Arts

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 7

Topics: communication, group dynamics, humour, kaitiakitanga, play

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2022

Publication date: November 2022

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