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Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘A Paiute Princess’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins. 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 at words in …More

Predicting Text
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This predicting text worksheet ‘A Presidential Odyssey’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt. 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 at …More

Reading Comprehension
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This fictionalised journal, ‘A Race Against Time’ tells how and why the Pony Express operated before it was replaced by the telegraph. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Reading Comprehension
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The article, ‘An American Conservationist’ describes the life and work of the man who was responsible for the establishment of Yosemite National Park and many other conservation projects in the United States. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Reading Comprehension
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This article, ‘An American Slave’ tells about the life of an American slave who escaped and campaigned to end slavery. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension exemplar, ‘Colonial Cooking’ provides a model of a completed reading comprehension worksheet. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to think about clarifying and predicting information in an informative text.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Dolley Madison’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about this US first lady. 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 at words in …More

Reading Comprehension
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The report, ‘Driving Cattle to Market’ describes the cattle drives of the American south in the 1860s to 1880s, when cattle had to be herded for long distances by cowboys to reach the trains that would take them to market. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with …More

Reading Comprehension
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The biography, ‘Eleanor Roosevelt’ tells of the life, times, and achievements of an important American first lady. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Ellis Island’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about this historic place. It is aimed at encouraging students to recall specific details from the text and to clarify their meaning, as well as draw conclusions and form opinions about the text as a whole in order …More

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This analysing text worksheet ‘Fair Laws for All!’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about US immigration laws. 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 at words …More

Reading Comprehension
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This report, ‘George Washington’ describes the early life of America’s first president. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Writing Traits
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This Writing Traits activity ‘Clustering’ encourages students to generate, select, and organise ideas for a writing task.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Indigenous Civil Rights’ features the history of Indigenous civil rights in Australia. It provides factual information about significant events surrounding Indigenous civil rights and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Reading Comprehension
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This recount, ‘John F. Kennedy’ tells the life story of the famous US president. It describes his role in national and international politics, and provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Reading Comprehension
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This report, ‘Lady Liberty’ describes the history of the Statue of Liberty and explains why it has become an American national monument. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Understanding Text
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This understanding text worksheet ‘Life as a Native American Child’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text American Indian culture. It is aimed at encouraging students to recall specific details from the text and to look critically at words in order to ascertain their particular meaning in context, as well as …More

Author's Purpose
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This author’s purpose worksheet ‘Making a Tipi (Tepee)’ supports students to use various strategies to understand an informational text about how to create a miniature Tipi. 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 …More

Meaning in Text
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This meaning in text activity, ‘Meaning of Words: President John F. Kennedy’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about American President John F. Kennedy. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to look critically at the language used in informative text in order to ascertain the meaning and usage of …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Mount St Helen Volcanic Eruption’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about this disaster. 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 at words …More

Music
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This music article, ‘Music Around the World: Native American Rattles’ features the different kinds of musical rattles used by Native Americans. It provides information about the materials from which the rattles are made and is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and musical awareness in an engaging manner.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Native Ways’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a story about the traditional lives of American Indians. 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 at words …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Navajo Culture Offers a Code’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about American Indian marines in WWII. 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 …More

Reading Comprehension
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This article, ‘New York’s Erie Canal’ explains how and why the Erie Canal in New York was built. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘One Country’s Treasures’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Costa Rica. 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 at words in order …More

Writing Traits
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This Writing Traits activity ‘Writing Dynamic Conclusions’ encourages students to write conclusions that summarise in interesting or thoughtful ways.

Reading Comprehension
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This article, ‘Sacagawea’ describes the life of a Native American woman who helped early settlers find a route across America to the Pacific Ocean. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Reading Comprehension
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This article, ‘She Made It On Her Own’ tells the story of an African American woman who rose from very poor beginnings to become a successful business woman and philanthropist. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Sky Lights’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative about American Indian star myths. 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 and to look critically at words in …More

Reading Comprehension
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The article, ‘Sojourner Truth’ describes the life and work of a woman who fought for equality in America of the 1800s. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘The Bone Wars’ features the two American paleontologists Othniel C. Marsh and Charles Drinker Cope. It provides factual information about the intense rivalry between these two scientists, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘The First African-American Female Pilot’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Bessie Coleman. 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 at words …More

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘The Lady of Liberty’ features the famous New York City landmark the Statue of Liberty. It provides factual information about the history and significance of the statue and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness in a fun and engaging manner.

Reading Comprehension
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This article, ‘The Oregon Trail’ describes the way early settlers travelled west across America in wagons to make new lives in Oregon. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘The Relocation of Japanese Americans’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about the mistreatment-treatment of Japanese Americans during WWII. 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, …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘The True Story of Sacajawea’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about an important American Indian woman. 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 …More

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘The Underground Railroad’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about the Underground Railroad and how slaves in America escaped to freedom. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them draw conclusions and make judgements.

Reading Comprehension
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This article, ‘Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.’ describes the childhood and adult achievements of an American president. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Women Air Force Service Pilots’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about the first women to fly in the US military. 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 …More

Music
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This music article, ‘Would You Rather Be Bruno Mars or Jay Z?’ features important factual background information relating to two famous American singers and is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and musical awareness in an engaging manner.

Music
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This music article, ‘Would You Rather Be Dolly Parton or Ella Fitzgerald?’ features important factual background information relating to two famous American singers and is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and musical awareness in an engaging manner.

Music
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This music article, ‘Would You Rather Be Elton John or Michael Jackson?’ features important factual background information relating to two famous singers and performers and is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and musical awareness in an engaging manner.

Music
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This music article, ‘Would You Rather Be Katy Perry or Lady Gaga?’ features important factual background information relating to two famous singers and songwriters and is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and musical awareness in an engaging manner.

Music
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This music article, ‘Would You Rather Be Taylor Swift or Beyoncé?’ features important factual background information relating to two famous American singers and songwriters and is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and musical awareness in an engaging manner.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Aviation Through the Ages’ features different breakthroughs in the field of aviation. It provides an online website, as well as factual information about the Montgolfier brothers, the Wright brothers, Harry Houdini and the Royal Flying Doctor Service, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

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