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
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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
Flax on the Farm
Weka finds Tūī in the flax. Weka is surprised to find that not only does Tūī sing, but Tūī helps flax to grow.
Focus sounds: -ar
Target decodable words: darts, far, starts, star, smart, sharp, hard, farm
New high utility words: pollen, grow
Hide and Seek
Tahi, rua, toru… it’s time to play hide and seek. Where is Sam hiding?
Focus sounds: -ou
Target decodable words: counts, shouts, around, out, found, outside, sound, crouched, ground, couch, ouch
New high utility words: hears, ready, tahi, rua, toru, come
Lurking in the Dark
It is getting dark and time for Weka to go home. On the way, Weka meets lots of other characters who are awake at night.
Focus sounds: -ur
Target decodable words: lurking, turn(s), burns, fur, surfing, unfurls, curl(s)
New high utility words: campfire, doing, down
Nat's First Game
Nat is excited about her first game of football.
Focus sounds: -ir
Target decodable words: first, shirt, birds, girl, chirp, dirt, squirt(s/ing), firm, third
New high utility words: goal, blowing, football, ball, falls, goes, wants