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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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  • Worm and shoes.

    Noke Worm

    Poem card

    This is a nonsense rhyme about an unhappy worm. It is written in te reo Māori and English. (Part of Set 2.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Jack jumping over a candle.

    Jack be Nimble

    Poem card

    There is some wonderful language to explore in this traditional rhyme. What does “nimble” mean? What is a “candlestick”? (Part of Set 1.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • People gathering with food.

    Mālō e Lelei

    Poem card

    A poem that describes how using the Tongan greeting mālō e lelei makes the narrator feel special. (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • People blowing bubbles.

    I Blew a Bubble

    Poem card

    This poem dramatically describes the hazards of blowing bubbles with bubble gum. (Part of Set 2.)

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    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Cat on a bed.

    Bedtime Cat

    Poem card

    Should cats sleep inside or outside? This poem gives both sides of the argument and encourages children to think critically. (Part of Set 2.)

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    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Birds in a pie.

    Sing a Song of Sixpence

    Poem card

    Another old favourite to sing along with. This poem contains several words and phrases that will need some explanation of meaning, such as “sixpence”, “rye”, “four and twenty”, “dainty dish”, and “set before”. (Part of Set 1.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Mary and her lamb.

    Mary Had a Little Lamb

    Poem card

    Another old favourite to sing along to. (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Shoe.

    One Two Buckle My Shoe

    Poem card

    This counting rhyme links well with your numeracy programme. (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Two birds flying.

    Two Little Dickey Birds

    Poem card

    This rhyme explores repetition and alliteration. Why did Peter and Paul fly away? (Part of Set 2.)

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    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Clock.

    Hickory Dickory Dock

    Poem card

    The mouse ran up the clock, but this nursery rhyme lends itself to rewriting the rhyme. What else could run up the clock? (Part of Set 1.)

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    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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