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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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  • 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

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Scarecrow in a field.

    Scarecrow

    Poem card

    A descriptive poem about a cheerful scarecrow. (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Children looking in puddles.

    Puddle Play

    Poem card

    A poem full of descriptive language and opportunities to have fun with made-up words. (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Person sleeping and dreaming.

    Sleep

    Poem card

    A very interesting poem that compares sleep with waves. (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Nanny and moko making a kete.

    Nanny

    Poem card

    A child narrator describes how her Nanny weaves a kete for her to use as a school bag. (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Child caring for a flower.

    My Flower

    Poem card

    A poem that describes the process of growing a flower from a seed. (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Child with a bee in their hair.

    Buzzy Bee

    Poem card

    A poem with a strong New Zealand setting reflected in the illustrations – great for teaching onomatopoeia! (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Child being bitten by a crab.

    Crab

    Poem card

    A cautionary poem warning children to be careful when they are investigating crabs. (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Child walking in the mud.

    Footprints

    Poem card

    This poem explores the question of how long footprints left in clay will last. (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Octopus hiding from a diver.

    Octopus

    Poem card

    This dynamic poem, about an octopus’ unexpected underwater encounter, is especially good for expressive reading. (This card is ordered individually.)

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    Series: Ready to Read

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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