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  • Guided reading planning

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    This resource enables teachers to plan for guided reading and is designed for teachers K-2. The guided reading planning sheets are written for levelled text up to level 26. There is an additional  blank sheet. Each sheet includes a number of  suggested teaching foci  related to the text level.  The template can be used to teach three guided reading sessions. At the bottom of the page there is an area for planning  before, during and after reading. In addition there is space to record student names and their achievement of the strategies taught.

  • Literacy block planning template

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    This literacy block planning template covers one week and is easy to use. It includes modeled and guided reading, writing, speaking and listening. There is space to include a spelling focus and handwriting. This template enables you to plan a week at a glance on one page.

  • Understanding sentences

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    The key to grammar is understanding how sentences work. A simple sentence, also known as an independent clause, is the building block for effective writing. This help sheet explains the features of clauses and simple, compound and complex sentences so that teachers can moderate student work for sentence structure and see what feedback students need in order to use a variety of types of sentences to suit their purpose and audience.

  • NSW English syllabus colour coded table of outcomes and objectives

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    This A4 download comes from the NSW English Syllabus (pages 16-17). I have added the modes and skills to each outcome on the overview. Then I have colour coded the  outcomes to show how they connect to an objective.  I found this assisted in giving me a quick visual reference for the mode, skill, outcome and objective across all stages.

  • Word tower: years 1-2

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    Word towers are an easy way to  have the high frequency words needed by a beginning writer easily accessible to them at their tables as they write. This A4 sheet is colour coded to assist students to quickly find words they need. It can be laminated, folded and taped together to form a ‘tower’ on the desk. Trim 1cm from left side of page and 0.5cm from right side of page before placing in a laminating pouch. This leaves a strip of laminate to fold and tape or staple to form the word tower.

  • English block: daily outline

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    The NSW English K-6 Syllabus has responding and composing as its key processes.  It helps to rethink our traditional reading and writing times as responding and composing in order to address the range of mandated texts – spoken, print, visual and digital.

  • Weekly word work routine

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    This simple two page outline gives you a daily teaching focus for word work for your whole class and then breaks into guided groups for specific instruction at each group’s developmental spelling stage.

  • Reading detective sheet

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    This individual student worksheet is a way to scaffold student  thinking about the language and visual features of a text before class or group discussion. It supports explicit teaching around both the language and visual features of a text. It is particularly useful for visual, multimedia and multi-modal texts or text selections.

  • Programming Proforma: Stage 1

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    Teachers are trialling a multitude of ways to program English using the new NSW English Syllabus. We offer this variation for Stage 1 teachers as a way to make clear links between the syllabus outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities. Reading the content and then thinking about what strategies or steps need to be in place to teach that content is a key part of the planning process.

  • Programming Proforma: Stage 2

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    Teachers are trialling a multitude of ways to program English using the new NSW English Syllabus. We offer this variation for Stage 2 teachers as a way to make clear links between the syllabus outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities. Reading the content and then thinking about what strategies or steps need to be in place to teach that content is a key part of the planning process.

  • Learning to read

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    This diagram is a useful tool for teachers who are planning their learning intention for modelled or guided reading sessions. It outlines the sources of information readers use as well as the strategic behaviours that readers develop in order to become effective readers.

  • The teaching, learning, assessing cycle

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    There are many versions of the teaching, learning and assessing cycle. It shapes our programs and lesson planning. This version is an attempt to add 21st century educational concepts into the cycle. It answers the questions about where feedback, learning intentions, success criteria, goal setting and reflective learning fit in the teaching, learning and assessing cycle.  Use this tool as you plan and program.

  • Word tower: K-1

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    Word towers are an easy way to  have the high frequency words needed by a beginning writer easily accessible to them at their tables as they write. This A4 sheet is colour coded to assist students to quickly find words they need. It can be laminated, folded and taped together to form a ‘tower’ on the desk. Trim 1cm from left side of page and 0.5cm from right side of page before placing in a laminating pouch. This leaves a strip of laminate to fold and tape or staple to form the word tower.

  • Programming Proforma: ES1

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    Teachers are trialling a multitude of ways to program English using the NSW English Syllabus. We offer this variation as a way to make clear links between the syllabus outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities. Reading the content and then thinking about what strategies or steps need to be in place to teach that content is a key part of the planning process. outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities.

  • Programming Proforma: Stage 3

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    Teachers are using a multitude of ways to program English using the NSW English Syllabus. We offer this variation for Stage 3 teachers as a way to make clear links between the syllabus outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities. Reading the content and then thinking about what strategies or steps need to be in place to teach that content is a key part of the planning process.

  • Good mathematicians chart

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    This chart can be used to explicitly teach the principles that good mathematicians use. Teachers can display this chart and teach each point explicitly. Students can self assess their problem solving against this chart.