Information Reports – Poster 2 A3

Category: Writing

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: Writing

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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Information Reports – Assessment

Category: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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 – Planner 1

Category: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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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Book Report – Sample

Category: Writing

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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Note Taking – Task

Category: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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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Book Report – Teacher Assessment

Category: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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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: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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: Writing

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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Biography – Graphic Organiser 1

Category: Writing

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A simple Biography graphic organizer for gathering and recording information. Includes childhood information, accomplishments and why they are important. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Biography – Lesson Sequence

Category: Writing

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 5 lesson (minimum) lesson sequence for teaching Biography. Topics include what is a biography, looking at good samples, and an independent project. All resources referred to are available in the Biography section. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Biography – 5W Plan

Category: Writing

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 5W plan for writing a Biography – who, what, when, where why. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Author Study – What is an Author Study?

Category: Writing

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 7 slide Powerpoint presentation outlining what an Author Study is, what students will learn and how to do an Author Study. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Author Study – Venn Diagram

Category: Writing

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A Venn diagram to compare and contrast either characters, settings or illustrations from books by the same author. Suitable for years 2-7.
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Author Study – Teacher Assessment

Category: Writing

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A comprehensive Teacher Assessment rubric for use with the Independent Author Study Project. Covers all criteria from the project. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Author Study Project – Student Checklist

Category: Writing

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A checklist for students to ensure they have completed all aspects of the Independent Author Study Project, including a self reflection comment. Two checklists per page. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Author Study Project – Jeannie Baker

Category: Writing

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 6 step Author Study project focused on Jeannie Baker with options for alternative presentation formats. Project steps include an illustration, biography, timeline, and Venn diagram. All resources referred to are available in the Author Study section. Suitable for years 3-7.
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Author Study – Lesson Sequence 2

Category: Writing

Suitable for Year Levels: 3-7

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A 7 lesson (minimum) lesson sequence for students to produce an Author Study. Includes author immersion, an independent project and whole class guided author study. All resources referred to are available in the Author Study section. Suitable for years 3-7 and has more depth and elements than Lesson Sequence 1.
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