Welcome to the English medium literacy instructional series teaching and learning resources for years 1 to 8.
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At the Beach
by Janice Marriott
illustrated by Polina Outkina
In this story, a family finds some interesting items at the beach, including a shell that wobbles! Students will enjoy the surprise at the end.
by Sean O’Connor
illustrated by Vaughan Flanagan
In this narrative, Martin feels uneasy about getting too close to the octopus at the marine laboratory, but after he spends more time there, he manages to overcome his fears.
by Waitangi Teepa
illustrated by Thaw Naing
This report first explains some of the stories and beliefs associated with Matariki, the Màori New Year, especially its links to the stars. It then describes some of the ways that Matariki is celebrated.
by Bronwen Wall
This non-fiction text makes connections to students’ everyday experiences of using wheels. It also explores the history of wheels, how wheels work, and some different sorts of wheels, providing many “stepping-off points” for further reading and investigation.