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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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  • Mata i pusi.

    Mata i Pusi

    SJ L4 cover image May 2015.

    by Sisilia Eteuati 

    illustrations by Leilani Isara

    “I was all mixed up like a fruit salad …”

    Series: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Learning area: English

    Curriculum level: 4

    Reading year level: 7

    Category: Fiction

    Topics: cats, family, identity, Pasifika, Sāmoa, supernatural

    In: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Publication date: May 2015

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  • The promise.

    The Promise

    SJ L4 cover image May 2015.

    by Bernard Beckett

    illustrations by Tom Simpson

    Five kids in a bunker have a crucial decision to make.

    Series: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Learning area: English

    Curriculum level: 4

    Reading year level: 8

    Category: Fiction

    Topics: apocalypse, courage, friendship, future, leadership, post-apocalypse, promises, relationships, science fiction

    In: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Publication date: May 2015

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  • Badge of honour.

    Badge of Honour

    SJ L4 cover image May 2015.

    by Sarah Penwarden

    illustrations by Vaughan Flanagan

    Isaac’s thrilled to be made school captain; his friend Tomasi isn’t so sure.

    Series: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education

    Curriculum level: 4

    Reading year level: 7

    Category: Fiction

    Topics: bullying, fighting, friendship, leadership, responsibility, school

    In: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Publication date: May 2015

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  • Fever.

    Fever

    SJ L4 cover image May 2015.

     by Renata Hopkins

    illustrations by Gus Hunter

    She had been waiting so long – and now Carly has come.

    Series: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Learning area: English

    Curriculum level: 4

    Reading year level: 7

    Category: Fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: fear, ghosts, ghost stories, illness, school, school camp

    In: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Publication date: May 2015

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  • Afakasi chameleon.

    ‘Afakasi Chameleon

    SJ L4 cover image May 2015.

    by Selina Tusitala Marsh

    illustration by Rachel Walker

    Series: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education

    Curriculum level: 4

    Reading year level: 8

    Category: Fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: ancestry, culture, family, heritage, identity, immigration, mixed-race, nationality, Pasifika, whakapapa

    In: School Journal Level 4 May 2015

    Publication date: May 2015

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  • School journal november 2014.

    School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    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:

        TSM Audio
    Stories Poi
    Ugly    
    Poems Otautahi Octopoem     
    Articles Idea City  
    Tons of Tomatoes

    Series: School Journal

    Publication date: November 2014

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    Poi.

    Poi

    SJ cover image.

    by Tira Johnson

    illustrations by Martin Simpson

    Maia, who does not want to practise for the kapa haka festival, is given an opportunity to reveal her artistic strengths. She learns that she can make a valuable contribution to the team in her own way.

    Series: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Social Sciences

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: poi, kapa haka, helping, making, creating, supporting, teamwork

    In: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Publication date: November 2014

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    Ugly.

    Ugly

    SJ cover image.

    by Paul Mason

    illustrations by Scott Pearson

    Series: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Learning area: English, Science

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Fiction

    Topics: ugly, animals, protest, petition

    In: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Publication date: November 2014

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    Idea city.

    Idea City

    SJ cover image.

    by Renata Hopkins

    After the quakes that destroyed much of Christchurch, many people came up with ideas to help bring the city back to life. This article recounts several of these ideas, many of which were small, temporary installations designed to raise people’s spirits. Note: Be sensitive to your students’ feelings as some may be experiencing difficulties post the earthquakes.

    Series: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Learning area: The Arts, Social Sciences

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Non-fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: Christchurch, paintings, art, street art, gra iti, earthquake, creative, green space, garden, ideas, sharing, rebuild, buildings

    In: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Publication date: November 2014

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    Tons of tomatoes.

    Tons of Tomatoes

    SJ cover image.

    by Georgina Barnes

    “Tons of Tomatoes” shows readers inside a hydroponics glasshouse, where Johnny’s Uncle Reupena grows tomatoes. Along with Johnny, readers learn about hydroponics. Students will be able to make connections and comparisons with what they already know about growing plants. The article is well illustrated with photographs and is supported by an interview with Uncle Reupena. 

    Series: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Learning area: Science

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Non-fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: tomatoes, growing, soil, glasshouse, horticulture

    In: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Publication date: November 2014

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    Otautahi octopoem.

    Otautahi Octopoem

    SJ cover image.

    by Kerrin P. Sharpe

    illustrations by Fraser Williamson

    Series: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Learning area: English, Social Sciences

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Fiction

    Topics: Christchurch, garden, poetry, poem, ideas, spring

    In: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Publication date: November 2014

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  • Poi.

    Poi

    SJ cover image.

    by Tira Johnson

    illustrations by Martin Simpson

    Maia, who does not want to practise for the kapa haka festival, is given an opportunity to reveal her artistic strengths. She learns that she can make a valuable contribution to the team in her own way.

    Series: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Social Sciences

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: poi, kapa haka, helping, making, creating, supporting, teamwork

    In: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Publication date: November 2014

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  • Ugly.

    Ugly

    SJ cover image.

    by Paul Mason

    illustrations by Scott Pearson

    Series: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Learning area: English, Science

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Fiction

    Topics: ugly, animals, protest, petition

    In: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Publication date: November 2014

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  • Idea city.

    Idea City

    SJ cover image.

    by Renata Hopkins

    After the quakes that destroyed much of Christchurch, many people came up with ideas to help bring the city back to life. This article recounts several of these ideas, many of which were small, temporary installations designed to raise people’s spirits. Note: Be sensitive to your students’ feelings as some may be experiencing difficulties post the earthquakes.

    Series: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Learning area: The Arts, Social Sciences

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Non-fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: Christchurch, paintings, art, street art, gra iti, earthquake, creative, green space, garden, ideas, sharing, rebuild, buildings

    In: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Publication date: November 2014

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  • Tons of tomatoes.

    Tons of Tomatoes

    SJ cover image.

    by Georgina Barnes

    “Tons of Tomatoes” shows readers inside a hydroponics glasshouse, where Johnny’s Uncle Reupena grows tomatoes. Along with Johnny, readers learn about hydroponics. Students will be able to make connections and comparisons with what they already know about growing plants. The article is well illustrated with photographs and is supported by an interview with Uncle Reupena. 

    Series: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Learning area: Science

    Curriculum level: 2

    Reading year level: 4

    Category: Non-fiction

    Related titles: Listed in TSM

    Topics: tomatoes, growing, soil, glasshouse, horticulture

    In: School Journal Level 2 November 2014

    Publication date: November 2014

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