Celebrations and Festivals
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This worksheet, ‘The Story of Easter’ is a comprehensive resource that outlines the events of Easter according to the Bible. Students are provided with both pictures and the outline of the Easter story and asked to match them to each other to play out the story from Jesus’s arrival in Jerusalem to His resurrection.

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This graphical organiser, ‘5Ws and How About Halloween’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of their own Halloween traditions. It is a great visual graphic that can be used to generate class discussion.

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This worksheet, ‘5Ws and How of Chinese New Year’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of Chinese New Year traditions. It is a great visual graphic that can be used as a comprehension activity and to generate meaningful class discussion.

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This worksheet, ‘5Ws and How of Easter’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of Easter. It is a great visual graphic that can be used to generate meaningful class discussion.

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This worksheet ‘5Ws and How of Shrove Tuesday’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of Shrove Tuesday. It is a great visual graphic that can be used as a comprehension activity and to generate meaningful class discussion.

Reading Comprehension
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This story, ‘A New World Record’ tells how a boy learns that fundraising for school can have different kinds of rewards. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

South African History
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This history timeline, ‘Apartheid in South Africa’ features important dates and factual background information about this racist system, the struggle against it and its eventual end. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about South Africa and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of South …More

Irish History
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This history timeline, ‘Invaders of Ireland’ features important dates and factual background information about the different waves of invaders of Ireland, from the ancient Celts to the arrival of Christianity, the Vikings and the Normans. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about Ireland and could be used as a …More

Irish History
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This history timeline, ‘Irish Olympic Gold’ features important dates and factual background information about the people who have won gold medals at the Summer Olympics for the Republic of Ireland. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about Ireland and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or …More

South African History
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This history timeline, ‘Nelson Mandela’ features important dates and factual background information about the life of one of history’s greatest and most inspirational leaders. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about South Africa and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of South African history.

Irish History
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This history timeline, ‘St Patrick’ features important dates and factual background information about the life of Ireland’s Patron Saint who made Christianity mainstream and has been celebrated ever since. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about Ireland and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study …More

South African History
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This history timeline, ‘Shaka Zulu’ features important dates and factual background information about the life of one of history’s greatest military leaders and the King of the Zulus. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about South Africa and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study …More

South Africa
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This short nonfiction text ‘A: Apartheid’ features important factual background information relating to the system of racial segregation that was in place in South Africa between 1948 and 1991. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of this significant and turbulent period in South African history and also features an activity for students to practise …More

Ireland
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This short nonfiction text, ‘A: Aran Islands’ features important factual background information about a group of three islands that lie off the west coast of Ireland, the language people speak there and famous local crafts. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with Irish culture and also features an …More

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This worksheet, ‘ABCs of Easter’ provides an alphabet grid that students can use to develop their vocabulary and brainstorm different ideas about Easter. This is a fun and simple resource that can be used effectively before, during or after an activity and across ability levels. It can also be utilised during individual, pair or whole …More

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This graphical organiser, ‘ABCs of Thanksgiving’ provides an alphabet grid that students can use to develop their vocabulary and brainstorm different reasons to be thankful. This is a fun and simple resource that can be used to prompt thoughts about being grateful and the concept of appreciation during Thanksgiving.

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This worksheet, ‘Acrostic Poem of Chinese Celebrations’ is a fantastic quick activity to brainstorm facts about Chinese New Year traditions. It is a fun and engaging activity that can be used without preparation and across all age groups and abilities. Students are required to use the letters from the word ‘Celebrations’ to list facts that …More

South African History
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This history article ‘Afrikaner Kitchen’ features important factual background information about the objects and symbols associated with the cuisine of this South African ethnic group. It identifies the Boerewors sausage, potjiekos, biltong and koeksister as icons of Afrikaner food, which are still eaten in South Africa today. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and …More

Famous South African People
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This history poster ‘Albert Luthuli’ features important factual background information about the man who courageously led the African National Congress in its fight against apartheid. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from South African history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of racism …More

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This worksheet, ‘An Outline of Easter’ is a great resource to supplement Christian teaching at Easter. Students are given the opportunity to outline the events that occurred from when Jesus Christ rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, to Jesus ascending into Heaven.

Reading Comprehension
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This fictional magazine article, ‘Annual Neighbourhood Book Sale’ reports on the preparations made to support the public library. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Famous South African People
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This history poster ‘Archbishop Desmond Tutu’ features important factual background information about this man of faith, his struggle against apartheid and his role in national reconciliation. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from South African history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of …More

New Zealand
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This geography article, ‘Auckland Diwali Festival’ features this ancient Indian festival, which is known as the Festival of Lights. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Health and Safety
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This simple infographic ‘Australian Volunteers’ is a fantastic resource to supplement teaching about volunteering and aid initiatives in Australia. Students are given interesting facts and figures that outline the nature of volunteering in Australia. It can be projected onto an interactive white board, used as a colourful classroom display or as an information sheet to …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Become a Challenge Olympics Volunteer’ supports students to use various strategies to understand an informative text about volunteering at these games. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to look critically …More

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Benjamin Franklin’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 6 readers.

Famous Irish People
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This history poster ‘Bono’ features important factual background information about Ireland’s most famous musician and the lead singer of U2. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from Irish history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Ireland.

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Booker T. Washington’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Content Area Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘Bubble Map’ allows students to list adjectives that describe communities of the past and present.

Vocabulary
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This vocabulary activity, ‘Buildings’ supports vocabulary development by encouraging students to identify types of buildings from their descriptions.

Canada
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This geography article, ‘Calgary Stampede’, features factual information about the Calgary Stampede. It is aimed at broadening students’ geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Irish History
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This history article ‘Ceili Music’ features important factual background information about the instruments that would have been, and still are, played at traditional Irish parties. It identifies the bodhran drum, the tin whistle, the concertina and the Irish fiddle as classic Irish instruments. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness and could …More

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Celebrate the Year of the Horse’ features the history, celebrations and traditions of Chinese New Year. It provides factual information about Chinese New Year, a recipe for spring rolls and a fun maze activity. It also has a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and is aimed at broadening …More

Celebrations and Festivals
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This worksheet, ‘Celebrations’ asks students to choose celebrations to illustrate. It supports an understanding of culture and community.

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This worksheet ‘Celebrations Before Easter’ is a simple resource that allows students to demonstrate their knowledge of the important days leading up to Easter. The students are prompted to indicate important days with clues such as ‘the last day before Lent’ to specify a day and then describe why that day is important in Christian …More

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This worksheet ‘Celebrations Leading Up to Easter’ provides a vertical timeline with space for students to explore the Holy days leading up to Easter. The timeline spans the period from Shrovetide, ending in Pancake day, to Good Friday. This resource allows students to demonstrate their knowledge of Holy days and prompts them to place them …More

Irish History
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This history article ‘Celtic Culture’ features important factual background information about the objects and symbols of Ireland’s ancient ancestors, the Celts. It identifies Celtic design, Gaelic, hurling and the Celtic cross as legacies from the Celtic era that are still alive in Irish culture today. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness …More

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This worksheet, ‘Chinese New Year Crossword’ provides students with the opportunity to use skills including vocabulary, reasoning and spelling to find the correct Chinese New Year words to complete the puzzle. It encourages students to identify and understand the terms being used, to build on their vocabulary of key words used during Chinese New Year. …More

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This worksheet, ‘Chinese New Year Decorations’ allows students to graphically organise their research about three typical types of Chinese New Year decorations. This simple resource requires the collection of relevant information and provides room for illustrations. It can be used as an individual task, in pairs or as a foundation for whole class discussions.

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This worksheet, ‘Chinese New Year Unscramble’ is a great activity that encourages students to study the sounds and spellings of words associated with Chinese New Year. Students will be challenged to unscramble the letters to find common words used during Chinese New Year celebrations. An answer sheet is also provided.

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This worksheet, ‘Chinese New Year Word Search’ gives students the opportunity to learn new vocabulary and improve their spelling of words associated with Chinese New Year. Students must scrutinise the spelling of each word on their list, ensuring new vocabulary is committed to memory with the correct spelling.

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This history article, ‘Chinese Zodiac’ features the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Celebrations and Festivals
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This worksheet, ‘Chinese Zodiac Signs’ allows students to graphically organise their research about three Chinese Zodiac signs. This simple resource requires the collection of relevant information including the zodiac animal, the years that correspond to that zodiac sign and the personality traits attached to people born in those zodiac years. It can be used as …More

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This article, ‘Comparing Thanksgivings’ is a simple resource that summarises the traditions of Thanksgiving and when it began in the US and Canada. Using a table it asks students to compare the differences in Canadian and US Thanksgiving meals.

Writing Traits
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This Writing Traits activity ‘The Dash’ encourages students to correctly use a dash in writing to emphasise ideas.

Kids News Activity
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This kids news activity, ‘Different Toys For Girls And Boys?’ reports on gender stereotyping in the marketing of toys.

Celebrations and Festivals
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This worksheet ‘Easter True or False’ is a thought-provoking worksheet that requires students to asses the truth of facts about Easter. Many students may presume the answers quickly only to realise their assumptions were not correct which can lead to interesting discussions and further research into Easter related topics. An answer sheet is also provided.

Australia
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This history poster ‘Eddie ‘Koiki’ Mabo’ features important factual information about this Indigenous Australian activist who campaigned for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land rights. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge about the man who was highly influential in the decision to overturn the ruling that Australian was Terra Nullius. It could …More

Kids News Activity
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This kids news activity, ‘ Egyptian Leader Backs Off On Strict Controls’ reports on the Arab Spring protests in Egypt and the leader Mohamed Morsi.

Ireland
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This short nonfiction text, ‘F: Fiddle’ features important factual background information about this traditional Irish instrument, which is synonymous with Irish folk music. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with Irish culture and also features an activity for students to practise their handwriting.

Celebrations and Festivals
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This history article, ‘Festival Food’ features some traditional foods served at Chinese New Year and the special meanings behind them. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Irish History
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This history article ‘Flavours of Ireland’ features important factual background information about the food that would have been served in a traditional Irish household. It identifies soda bread, colcannon, seafood and the full Irish as classic Irish dishes. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness and could be used as a prompt …More

Kids News Activity
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This kids news activity, ‘Four Year Old Becomes Mayor Of Small Town’ is about a child selected to be mayor of a small US community.

Famous South African People
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This history poster ‘FW de Klerk’ features important factual background information about this Nobel-Prize winning president and peace-maker who released Nelson Mandela and paved the way to the end of apartheid. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from South African history and could be used as a prompt for …More

Ireland
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This short nonfiction text, ‘G: Gaelic Football’ features important factual background information about this national sport that is unique to Ireland. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with Irish culture and also features an activity for students to practise their handwriting.

Irish History
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This history article, ‘Grace O’Malley’ features the Irish pirate queen who ruled the seas in a world dominated by men. It provides factual information about the life of Grace O’Malley, along with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text. It is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness and can be …More

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This exercise, ‘Graphing Our Reasons to be Thankful’ involves the whole class in an activity designed to prompt thoughts about gratitude. Students are asked to collect the responses to ‘What are two things you are most thankful for this year’ and then group them into common themes (for example family and friends, good health and …More

South Africa
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This short nonfiction text ‘H: Home’ features important factual background information relating to some of the different styles of homes found in South Africa. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the various traditional dwellings associated with South African society and also features an activity for students to practise their handwriting.

Celebrations and Festivals
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This graphical organiser, ‘Halloween Acrostic Poem’ is a fantastic quick activity to think about what they associate with Halloween. It is a fun resource that can be used without preparation across all age groups and abilities. Students are required to use the letters from the word ‘Halloween’ to list things that they know and associate …More

Celebrations and Festivals
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This word puzzle, ‘Halloween Crossword’ provides students with the opportunity to use skills including vocabulary, reasoning and spelling to find the correct Halloween related words to complete the puzzle. It encourages students to identify and understand the terms being used and to build on their vocabulary of key words used when discussing Halloween concepts. An …More

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