Welcome to the English medium literacy instructional series teaching and learning resources for years 1 to 8.
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A compilation of favourite poems from the Junior Journal.
by Desna Wallace
photographs by Rod Morris
by Asha Patel
This third-person recount, set in New Zealand, describes an Indian girl’s experience of the five-day festival of Diwali.
by Dot Meharry
illustrated by Fraser Williamson
This title is also available as a NZ Sign Language e-book on
The Ant and the Grasshoppers
by Dawn McMillan
illustrations by Fraser Williamson
This book for shared reading introduces the format of a play and is a retelling of the well-known fable.
by Leigh Barrie
This text explains how bees make honey and how beekeepers collect it. Students will be intrigued by the processes that produce this food item.
Dinner for Greedy Cat
by Joy Cowley
illustrated by Robyn Belton
Delicious smells are wafting over the fence from the barbecue next door, and Greedy Cat just can’t resist …
by Janice Marriott
illustrated by Scott Pearson
When Monster starts school, two of his classmates look after him, but at lunchtime, they are in for a big surprise when they find out what he has in his lunch box!
Māui and the Sun
retold by June Melser
pictures by Cliff Whiting
This is a retelling of the legend of Māui’s successful campaign to slow the sun. Lively dialogue helps to develop characterisation and encourages expressive reading.