Welcome to the English medium literacy instructional series teaching and learning resources for years 1 to 8.
- Social Sciences
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- The Arts
- Mathematics and Statistics
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Good as Gold
by James O’Sullivan
Illustrations by Yunie Lee
This play combines sci-fi with humour and provides students with an opportunity to read, enjoy, and perform. A number of abstract financial capability concepts are embedded in the story.
by Susan Brocker
This article presents information about seals in an engaging way. Students can find out about the ways seals are adapted for living on land and sea, the various species found around New Zealand, and how they raise their pups.
The Chess Champions of Nūhaka
by Kiwa Hammond
Nūhaka School took out the title of “Most Successful School” in the Hawke’s Bay junior chess championship last year. The interest in chess at the school was sparked by a workshop given by Genesis Potini (subject of the New Zealand film The Dark Horse) several years ago.
Lost in the Bush
by Serie Barford
The style of this graphic text will appeal to many students, and the humour will engage their interest. The story concerns an urban school group on a trip to the bush. The children are told the rules of the bush and set off to complete their worksheets.
by Paul Sorrell
This article, written from the perspective of a wildlife photographer, will appeal to and engage young readers. The subject matter for his camera – tomtits in the Ōrokonui Ecosanctuary – is central to the information about photography.
The Polish Refugee Children
by Ali MacKisack
This true story of Adelphi Zawada’s grandparents will be engaging for students in year 4, although it is complex and presents some interesting challenges. Adelphi tells how her grandparents, as children, along with over a million other Polish people, were sent to work camps in Russia following the invasion of their country by the USSR during the Second World War.