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  • 3D portrait

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    This art lesson for students K-2 provides instructions for making a 3D face from recycled and found materials.

     

  • Alphabet Hunt

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    Add to the fun of this alphabet hunt with a magnifying glass as your child wanders around the house and yard on a hunt for objects starting with each letter of the alphabet. They can draw or write their answers.

  • Bears in the night

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    Maths matters are book notes but for a book you can use in Maths. They  have been written to support teachers in selecting key teaching points from texts they choose to use in Maths.

  • Buddhist Monks

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    Some people in our community wear uniforms.​ They do this​ for​ various​ reasons.​ It​ could​ be​ to​ identify​ who​ they​ are​ or​ it​ could​ be​ to​ help​ them​ complete​ their​ job.​​ In​ South​-East​ Asia,​ Theravada​ Buddhist​ monks​ and​ nuns​ wear​ saffron​ coloured​ robes.​ The​ traditional​ uniform​ of​ a​ Buddhist​ monk​ or​ nun​ is​ a​ saffron​ coloured​ robe,​ no​ shoes​ and​ shaved​ head.​ The​ uniform​ identifies​ the​ person​ a​s​ a​ monk/nun​ and​ represents​ what​ they​ believe​ in​ which​ is​ simplicity​ and​ detachment​ of​ materialism.​

    This unit is part of Trio’s Cultural Perspectives lesson series. It consists of a single lesson suitable for early to lower primary grades and is particularly supportive for EAL students. The lesson can be taught in isolation or provide a cultural perspective when completing units on South-East Asia, role of religion and religious people in our society, Buddhism, colours as symbolism  and uniforms. All resources (lesson plan, online link and photographs) are included.

  • Chinese New Year

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    This unit is part of TRIO’s Cultural Perspectives lesson series.It consists of three lessons which are suitable for all grades, Kinder-grade 6. The lessons look at the lion and dragon dances which are significant aspects of the celebration of the Chinese New Year. The unit contains links to online resources and photos you can use to teach these lessons.

  • Cocoon

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    These book notes for the book, Cocoon by Aura Parker unpack teaching ideas for reading and responding to the text as well as composing. They have been designed for students in years 1 and 2. They address the big idea of patience, perseverance and friendship.

     

  • Daily writing

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    Choose a favourite toy and plan an adventure!

  • Domino Maths

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    Explore addition and subtraction using dominoes. A selection of activities and a template suitable for students in Kindergarten and year 1.

  • Domino Snake

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    Explore addition and subtraction using dominoes. A selection of activities and a template suitable for children in K-2..

  • Excursion template

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    Easy template for writing and discussing an excursion with years 1 and 2.

  • 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.

  • Hello lighthouse

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    These book notes answer the question, ‘What will I teach?’ in English as I use the book, Hello Lighthouse which is written and illustrated by Sophie Blackall. The lessons have been written with students in years one and two in mind.

  • I’m just no good at rhyming… St 3

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    Two poems from the book, I’m just no good at rhyming and other nonsense  by Chris Harris, have been selected for this Poetry Picks which provides teaching ideas around the idea of appropriation. The lessons have been designed for students in years 5 and 6. The poems selected are: Two Roads: which is  compared with The road less travelled by Robert Frost and Jack Sprat (Updated): which is compared  with the nursery rhyme Jack Sprat.

  • I’m just no good at rhyming…St 2

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    Two poems from the book, I’m just no good at rhyming and other nonsense  by Chris Harris have been selected for this Poetry Picks which provides teaching ideas for the poems: ‘The one-eyed Orr’, a fun play on words and ‘My dessert tummy.’ The lessons have been designed for students in years 3 and 4.

  • K-2 Reading – beginning, middle and end

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    Take a book from the bookshelf. Read it together and talk about beginning, middle and end.

  • K-2 Reading – Character

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    Take a book from the bookshelf. Read it together and talk about character.