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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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  • 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.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    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.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    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.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Mice.

    Mice

    Poem card

    This poem describes mice and expresses an opinion about them. (Part of Set 2.)

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    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Child in a puddle.

    Slooshy, Sloshy

    Poem card

    This poem captures the delight of walking barefoot through a muddy pool. (Part of Set 2.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Cicada on a wall.

    Clickety-clack Cicada

    Poem card

    This poem describes the sound of noisy cicadas that we hear in summer. (Part of Set 2.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Log truck on a gravel road.

    The Most

    Poem card

    This poem explores the idea of trucks bragging about the loads they are carrying. (Part of Set 2.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    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.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    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 Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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  • Snail lizard and hedgehog.

    Just a Touch

    Poem card

    This poem describes how small creatures respond when gently touched. (Part of Set 2.)

    Download the full size PDF using the Text link.

    Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

    Learning area: English

    Category: Fiction

    Shared texts

    Publication date: January 2012

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