Welcome to the English medium literacy instructional series teaching and learning resources for years 1 to 8.
- Social Sciences
- Health and Physical Education
- The Arts
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Nature of science
- Living world
- Nature of technology
- Geometry and Measurement
- Planet Earth and beyond
- Technological knowledge
- Physical world
- Material world
- Number and Algebra
- Technological practice
- Gather and interpret data
- Use evidence
- Critique evidence
- Engage with science
- Interpret representations
- Kākano | Seed
- Māhuri | Sapling
- Tupu | Seedling
- Complex morphemes
- Consonant digraphs
- Consonant patterns
- Initial and final blends
- Long vowels
- Short vowels
- Single consonants
- Vowel digraphs
1104 items - Showing 1011 - 1020
Nat is feeling worried about being on stage. Nan helps her to be brave.
Focus sounds: split digraph a_e (as in brave), soft c
Target decodable words: take(s), wave(s), shake, brave, place, race, makes
New high utility words: kapa haka, poi, does, heart, their, your, as, gazes, faces
Ride to the Top
Tāne, Nat and Sam are riding their bikes to the lake. Who will win the race?
Focus sounds: Split digraph i_e (as in ride)
Target decodable words: bike, ride, smile, fine, time, side
New high utility words: kia maia
Splashing in the Stream
Ruru is out at night. He finds Frog and the froglets are out at night having fun in the stream.
Focus sounds: -ea
Target decodable words: beams, stream, sneaks, team, leap, leaf, neat, teach, cheat
New high utility words: how, close, froglets
It is sports day at kura. The kids encourage each other to do their best.
Focus sound: -ing
Target decodable words: flapping, huffing, puffing, clapping, jumping, tripping, running, feeling
New high utility words: love, sports, kia kaha, trying, going, oh
The kea chicks like to get up to mischief on the farm, until they come to Ram.
Focus sounds: -ay
Target decodable words: play, today, stay, away, okay, clay, yay, hay, sprays, tray, say(s)
New high utility words: Kea, said, do
The Best Place to Rest
Tūī is looking for the best place to live. What is the best place for Tūī?
Focus sounds: Revision
Target decodable words: stream, laid, dark, getting, leaf, tucked, starts
New high utility words: Pāpā, look(s/ed)
Vote for Fin
It is Pet Day at kura. Who will win best pet?
Focus sounds: Split digraph o_e (as in vote, stone)
Target decodable words: home, hope, nose, Rose, rope, bone, cone, stroke, pokes, jokes, vote, stones
New high utility words: over, gives, past, fur, who, Hipi
Everyone wants to float on Weka’s boat, but can everyone fit on it?
Focus sounds: -oa
Target decodable words: float(s/ing), boat, moans, boasts, soaked, load
New high utility words: told, okay, afloat
It is a wet-weather day at kura. The kids are ready to have some fun.
Focus sounds: Doubled consonants after a short vowel (ff, ll, ss)
Target decodable words: dress, mess, Miss, fuss, toss, yells, bell, spill, puffs, ruff, cuffs, fluff
New high utility words: she, puts, where, Lani, hull-a-ba-loo