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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Parents supporting reading handout

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    Are you holding a meeting to inform parents about how they can support a beginning reader and writer? This  double-sided, folded, A4 handout uses parent friendly language to inform parents about useful prompts they can use as their child reads to them at home. It includes some information about beginning writers as well. The handout begins with general information, such as the value of reading to a child to develop a sense of story. The inside A4 sheet looks at supporting a reader before, during and after listening to a child read.

  • Visual literacy texts

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    Any text with pictures  can be used to teach the elements of visual literacy but here is a list of the favourite titles that TRIO uses when we work with teachers.

  • Name that number

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    Name that number is a card game develops fluency through applying different numerical operations. Here is our version of this card game for maths. This game and variations of it are suitable for students in stages two and three.

  • Starting School – Kindergarten Unit

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    Teaching Kindergarten at the start of the year can be challenging. Students come expecting to learn to read. They are excited but also unsure in a new environment. This unit addresses first reading steps, starting with student’s reading  their names, sharing stories and learning school routines. It has been written for the first few weeks of school and contains assessment tasks, writing worksheets and a template for individual alphabet books.