Information Reports – Poster 2 A3

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A full colour Information Report poster to be printed on A3. States the purpose and structure whilst giving samples. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Information Reports – Poster 2 A4

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A full colour Information Report poster to be printed on A4. States the purpose and structure whilst giving samples. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Reading Log

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 0-6

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A template that can be printed and pasted into books, or used digitally, for students to record what they are reading. This is also in Word format to allow amendment to headings.
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Information Reports – Assessment

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A template to write an Information Report in, containing all heading sections and a teacher rubric for marking. For use at the culmination of this topic. Uses the same format used throughout the teaching sequence. Suitable for years 3-7. This is also in Word format if alteration to the wording or categories is required.
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Information Reports – Facts to Report 1

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A template with dot point facts on emus, separated into different topics to guide students to write an Information Report using the correct format. Three paragraphs required. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Information Reports – Facts to Report 2

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A template with dot point facts on emus, separated into different topics to guide students to write an Information Report using the correct format. Five paragraphs required. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Information Reports – Ordering Task Frogs

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 2-7

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A list of sentences about frogs to be grouped into paragraphs by cutting and pasting. Two frog images included. Answers included. Suitable for years 2-7.
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Information Reports – Planner 1

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A simple planner to begin research for writing an Information Report. Includes sections on title, opening statement, series of facts and images. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Information Reports – Planner 2

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A planner to begin research for writing an Information Report. Includes sections on title, opening statement, three paragraphs and images. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Information Reports – Sample 1 Cairns

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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An Information Report sample on the topic of Cairns. Contains 4 paragraphs. Can be printed or viewed on a digital device. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Information Reports – Sample 2 Frogs

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 2-5

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A simple Information Report sample on the topic of frogs. Contains 5 short paragraphs. Can be printed or viewed on a digital device. Suitable for years 2-5.
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Information Reports – Sample 3 Cats

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 2-5

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A very simple Information Report sample on the topic of cats. Contains 3 short paragraphs. Can be printed or viewed on a digital device. Suitable for years 2-5.
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Information Reports

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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An 8 slide Powerpoint presentation outlining what an Information Report is, how to write one, the structure and an annotated sample. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Information Reports – Sample 4 Rainforests

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 5-7

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A complex Information Report sample on the topic of rainforests. Contains 6 paragraphs. Can be printed or viewed on a digital device. Suitable for years 5-7.
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Book Report – Sample

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A Book Report sample based on Cinderella. The report is separated into sections, based on the Book Report Organiser. Makes clear the expectations and sentence structure. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Speech Writing

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 6 slide Powerpoint presentation that breaks down the structure of speech writing and making. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Speech Writing – What Makes a Good Speech

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A shared reading for what makes a good speech. Can be printed or viewed on a digital device. Includes a link to a YouTube clip of a great speech. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Speech Writing – Template

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A template for writing speeches, that is separated into sections – introduction, attention getter, body (with 3 main ideas) and conclusion. Suitable for years 3-7. This is also in Word format if alteration to the wording or categories is required.
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Speech Writing – Teacher Assessment

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A comprehensive Teacher Assessment for use with Speech Writing and Making. Uses the same structure of the templates. Space for a teacher comment. Suitable for years 3-7. This is also in Word format if alteration to the wording or categories is required.
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Speech Writing – Sample

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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An excellent example of a student written speech. Gives students an idea of what a good speech contains. Uses the same structure of the templates. Can be printed or viewed on a digital device. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Speech Writing – Lesson Sequence

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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Two different lesson sequences on Speech Writing – 1 x 6 lessons, 1 x 7 lessons – focusing on good speech structure, what makes a good speech, writing, peer feedback and presenting. All resources referred to available in the Speech Writing section. Suitable for years 3-7.


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Note Taking – Task

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 2 slide PowerPoint Note Taking task. Do together on a digital board. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Note Taking – Llama activity

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A note taking activity that can be done as a whole class or individually. Read some text on llamas, underline the key points and then make dot points.Also available in Word format if you wish to complete digitally on the board. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Note Taking – Lesson Sequence

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 3 lesson sequence on how to take notes. This skill is then transferrable for projects, assignments and research. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Mini Book Club – Sample

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A sample Mini Book Club, based on the novel Hatchet. Shows students what to talk about and how much they need to write to fill 2 minutes worth of talking time. Use as a whole class lesson. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Mini Book Club – Lesson Sequence

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 3 step lesson sequence for how to operate a Mini Book Club during literacy lessons. All resources referred to are in the Mini Book Club section. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Mini Book Club – Framework

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A framework for how to run a Mini Book Club during a literacy session each week. Gives students structure and examples about how to prepare and what to discuss. Students share on topics such as setting, genre, theme, 5W, CAFÉ strategies etc. Can be printed or viewed on a digital device. Must be modelled first. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Book Report – Teacher Assessment

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A comprehensive Teacher Assessment for use with the Book Report. Covers all criteria from the project. Space for a teacher comment. Suitable for years 3-7. This is also in Word format if alteration to the wording or categories is required.
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Book Report – Student Self Assessment

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A comprehensive Student Self Assessment for use with the Book Report. Covers all criteria from the project. Space for a student comment. Suitable for years 3-7. This is also in Word format if alteration to the wording or categories is required.
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Book Report – Student Rubric

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A comprehensive Student rubric for use with the Book Report. Can be used as a self assessment and/or for students to refer to as they complete the book report. Covers all criteria from the project. Suitable for years 3-7. This is also in Word format if alteration to the wording or categories is required.
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Book Report – Scaffolded Template

Category: Literacy

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A scaffolded Book Report template that gives clear and easy suggestions for how to respond to each section of a book report. Can be printed for students to paste into books or displayed on a digital device. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Book Report – Organiser

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A Book Report template with guidance for collecting key information in order to write. Headings include main characters, settings, plot summary and opinion. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Book Report – Lesson Sequence

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 5 lesson (minimum) lesson sequence for teaching Book Reports. Topics include how to write a good one, modelled writing and an independent book report. All resources referred to are available in the Book Report section. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Biography – Project Teacher Assessment

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A comprehensive Teacher Assessment rubric for use with the Biography Project. Covers all criteria from the project. Suitable for years 3-7. This is in Word format if alteration to the wording or categories is required.
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Biography – Sample

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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An annotated example of a biography on a fictional character. Includes all the essential elements of a good biography. Print out or use on a digital device. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Biography – Research Template

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A comprehensive Student Self Assessment rubric for use with the Biography Project. Covers all criteria from the project. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Biography – Project Student Self Assessment

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A comprehensive Student Self Assessment rubric for use with the Biography Project. Covers all criteria from the project. Suitable for years 3-7. This is also in Word format if alteration to the wording or categories is required.
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Biography – Graphic Organiser 2

Category: Literacy

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A Biography graphic organizer for gathering and recording information. Includes important experiences, personal information, accomplishments and why they are important. Suitable for years 3-7.
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