Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Part I’ asks students to answer questions about Jules Verne’s famous science fiction story. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and think about word meanings.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Part II’ asks students to answer questions about Jules Verne’s famous science fiction story. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and think about word meanings.

Content Area Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘A Diary Filled with Facts and Opinions’ asks students to read diary entries and differentiate facts and opinions in the text.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ asks students to answer questions about the opening passage of Lewis Carroll’s famous story. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and draw conclusions.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Are We There Yet? Places Visited’ consists of two overlapping circles and is a great resource to help students visualise the similarities and differences between two places that were visited in the book, Are We There Yet?. It is a fantastic compare and contrast activity that can prompt a more in-depth study of …More

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ asks students to answer questions about a story in which a man named Phileas Fogg takes a wager to go around the world in no more than 80 days. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information, form …More

Content Area Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘Attribute Chart’ supports students to evaluate characters in a story.

Content Area Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘Attributes of Miss Rumphius’ supports students to evaluate characters in the story ‘Miss Rumphius’.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Black Beauty’ asks students to answer questions about a tale of a beautiful black horse. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and think about word meanings.

Graphic Organisers
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This graphic organiser, ‘Book Report’ guides students through the process of writing a report on a fictional or non-fictional book. Book reports can be challenging as they require students to use higher-order thinking skills whilst critically evaluating the text. Using this resources will prompt students to correctly structure their report when organising and planning ideas …More

Graphic Organisers
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This graphic organiser, ‘Book Report’ guides students through the process of writing a report on a fictional or non-fictional book. Book reports can be challenging as they require students to use higher-order thinking skills whilst critically evaluating the text. Using this resources will prompt students to correctly structure their report when organising and planning ideas …More

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This worksheet, ‘Book Report of Are We There Yet?’ guides students through the process of writing a report on the fictional book, Are We There Yet?. Book reports can be challenging as they require students to use higher-order thinking skills whilst critically evaluating the text. Using this resource will prompt students to correctly structure their …More

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This worksheet, ‘Book Report of Diary of a Wombat’ is a fantastic comprehension follow-up activity after reading the fictional book, Diary of a Wombat. Comprehension can be challenging as it requires students to use higher-order thinking skills to critically evaluate the text and characters. Using this resource will prompt students to identify key elements of …More

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This worksheet, ‘Book Report of Possum Magic’ guides students through the process of writing about the fictional book, Possum Magic. Book reports can be challenging as they require students to use higher-order thinking skills whilst critically evaluating the text. Using this resource will prompt students to correctly structure their report when organising and planning ideas …More

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This worksheet, ‘Book Report of Wombat Stew’ guides students through the process of writing a report on the fictional book, Wombat Stew. Book reports can be challenging as they require students to use higher-order thinking skills whilst critically evaluating the text. Using this resource will prompt students to correctly structure their report and identify key …More

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Book Talk’ encourages students to personally engage with reading material to formulate independent opinions and ideas.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Book Talk for Bridge to Terabithia’ helps students reflect on what has been learnt after reading and to formulate ideas, opinions and personal responses to the text.

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This worksheet, ‘Cause and Effect for Possum Magic’ allows students to connect the foods from the story, Possum Magic, to the effect that they had on Hush. It helps students with their comprehension and analytical skills following reading. It is a simple resource that can be used during a whole class discussion, individually or in …More

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This worksheet, ‘Cause and Effect for Wombat Stew’ allows students to connect the ingredients from the story, Wombat Stew, to the effect that they had. It helps students with their comprehension and analytical skills following reading. It is a simple resource that can be used during a whole class discussion, individually or in pairs.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Cause and Effect Wheel’ serves as a visual analogy to show students how causes and effects are related and helps to develop their visual-thinking skills.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Cause and Effect Wheel for My Brother Sam Is Dead’ serves as a visual analogy to show students how causes and effects are related and helps to develop their visual-thinking skills.

Oral Language
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This oral language activity, ‘Changing Characters’ supports language development by encouraging students to explore the ways characters are represented in different versions of familiar stories. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of different kinds of illustrations through an activity in which the students have to record their ideas in a Venn diagram.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Character Molecule’ asks students to connect pieces of isolated information to better understand characters from a text.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Character Molecule for Runaway Ralph’ helps students to create character sketches based on synonyms and antonyms, providing them with a deeper understanding of Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary.

Graphic Organisers
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This graphic organiser, ‘Character Traits’ provides students with the opportunity to explore specific qualities of a fictional or non-fictional character, and explain how these traits are shown through the text. This table can be used during post-reading, whole class discussions or individually as a comprehension activity that encourages critical reflection and justification of opinions.

Graphic Organisers
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This graphic organiser, ‘Character Traits’ provides students with the opportunity to mind map and brainstorm specific character qualities including their appearance, speech, feelings and actions. Use this during post-reading, whole class discussions as a comprehension activity or when individually organising ideas to be used when writing about characters in creative stories.

Graphic Organisers
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This graphic organiser, ‘Character Traits for 2 Characters’ provides students with the opportunity to explore specific qualities of two fictional or non-fictional characters, and explain how their traits are shown through the text. This table can be used during post-reading, whole class discussions or individually as a comprehension activity that encourages critical reflection and justification …More

Graphic Organisers
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This graphic organiser, ‘Character Traits with Word Bank ‘ provides students with the opportunity to explore specific qualities of a fictional or non-fictional character, and explain how these traits are shown through the text. This table can be used during post-reading, whole class discussions or individually as a comprehension activity that encourages critical reflection and …More

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This graphic organiser, ‘Connect the Dots’ allows students to apply prior knowledge and understanding of a text to the world around them, as well as to themselves.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Connect the Dots for Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ asks students to make connections between characters or simple events in literature to themselves, to other books they have read, or to people or events in their own lives.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Connotation Conundrum’ helps students to find and define new words that have connotative meanings, simultaneously improving their reading vocabulary and increasing their ability to interpret the text.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Connotation Conundrum for Harry Potter’ asks students to use the roots, etymological history, and denotative definitions to better understand the connotations embedded in character names in the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Context Clues Chart’ allows students to guess the meanings of unknown words, then compare and contrast their guesses with the actual definitions.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Countdown to Questioning’ gives students the opportunity to analyse a text by asking questions that relate to that text, as well as setting a purpose and predicting.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Countdown to Questioning for Non-fiction’ asks students to create questions about a non-fiction text before, during and after reading.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Cutting Through Cause and Effect’ allows students to explain the causes and effects of a given situation in a non-fiction text.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Cutting Through Cause and Effect for Hurricanes’ asks students to explain the various causes and effects of hurricanes as they read a non-fiction article or text about them.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Diary of a Wombat’ provides a diagram that allows students to visually organise the events of each day from the book, Diary of Wombat. It is a great resource to aid in comprehension that can be differentiated depending on ability.

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Down the Rabbit-Hole’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about a story in which a girl named Alice follows a rabbit down a magical Rabbit-Hole. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to recall specific information from a narrative text, draw conclusions and think about text …More

Sequencing Activities
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This sequencing activity, ‘ El Senor Don Gato’ develops comprehension through sequencing images about the story of El Senor Don Gato.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Emotion Motion’ enables students to improve their reading comprehension by collecting words that reveal the feelings of a character.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Emotion Motion for Olive’s Ocean’ allows students to explore the development of Martha’s character in order to read a monologue from Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes expressively.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Event Map’ enables students to map out ideas so they can make connections and clarify their thinking about themes and characters.

Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘Exploring Character Traits’ supports the teaching of reading by giving students a template for recording aspects of characters and their traits.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Extra, Read All About It’ asks students to use newspapers, or other news sources, to find factual information and record events.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Extra, Read All About It for Headlines’ asks students to read the headlines in newspapers, or other news sources, and identify important information from the articles.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Face to Face for Hattie and the Fox’ asks students to identify the different types of expressions that should be used for Hattie and the Fox, then perform parts of the story using the appropriate expressions.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Fact or Opinion’ asks students to sort information into facts or opinions after reading various texts.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Fact or Opinion for My Brother Sam Is Dead’ asks students to sort information into facts or opinions after reading My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Figurative Analogies’ asks students to connect several pieces of isolated information to better see patterns and relationships in the text.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Figurative Analogies for Olive’s Ocean’ allows students to interpret and restate figurative phrases using analogies found in Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes.

Content Area Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘Fishbone Theme’ asks students identify themes from within a book, providing specific examples to support that theme.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Fishing for the Facts’ allows students to recall, as well as write in their own words, the important information from a text.

Content Area Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘Five Ws and One H’ helps students find facts in stories and write their own stories based on the facts they have found.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Four-Square Perspective’ enables students to make connections and understand relationships as they piece together disconnected information.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Four-Square Perspective for Bridge to Terabithia’ asks students to examine different points of view in order to better understand conflict in a story.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Framed Thinking’ helps students to visually recognise relationships in a text and makes understanding difficult concepts easier.

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This graphic organiser, ‘Framed Thinking for My Brother Sam Is Dead’ asks students examine the American Revolution from two perspectives after reading My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier.

Sequencing Activities
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This sequencing activity, ‘Frog Went a Courtin” develops comprehension through sequencing images about the story of Frog Went a Courtin’.

Reading Comprehension
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This graphic organiser, ‘Genre Grid’ enables students to categorise seemingly unrelated and isolated pieces of information to build a wider conceptual framework of ideas about literature.

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