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  • 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.

  • Unpacking an artwork

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    Unpacking an artwork is a useful resource for exploring an work of art and could be used for students in years 3-6.

  • Using grammar to improve writing

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  • Visual literacy posters

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    This set of ten A4 posters unpack some of the basic terms used to discuss the composition choices made by the composers of  visual images in picture books, art works, advertising, magazines, web sites, apps and digital resources. The vocabulary covered in the pack are the terms: vectors, salient image, gaze, colour, reading path, framing and borders, shot size, perspective, background and lighting. These posters support the teaching of visual literacy as outlined in the Australian Curriculum English.

  • 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.

  • Wabi Sabi

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    This is beautifully written and illustrated book about a cat trying to find out the meaning of its name, Wabi Sabi. These Book Notes were written with students in years 3 and 4 in mind and explore acceptance, connection and reflection.

  • Watercolour landscapes

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    Students K-2 use a small landscape picture from a magazine as the basis for their painting. They select watercolour crayons or paints to extend the image in the magazine picture across the art paper.

  • Weekly planner

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    By popular demand a weekly planner that captures all the elements of the English block. This planning sheet  is a word document which can be completed to provide a plan for modelled  and independent reading (responding), modelled, guided and independent writing as well as word work (spelling). It links TRIO’s English block plan, daily routine and the key processes of responding and composing.

  • 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.

  • who, what, when labels

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    This is nothing new or extraordinary.  Use these labels to teach correct sentence structure and to expand simple sentences into complex sentences.  Print, laminate and cut up.  Then get the kids talking about sentences.

    Hand a label to students to build sentences, place them on the floor and get students to step out their news/ recount/ retell, stick them on chairs to tell a sentence, leave them a visual reminder and anything else you can come up with.

     

  • with image

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Words their Way Inventory answer sheets

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    Everyone knows that TRIO are fans of the great spelling resource Words Their Way published by Pearson. Teachers have asked us for our simple answer sheets for each inventory and here they are. This PDF contains an answer sheet to use with the primary, elementary and upper spelling inventories.

  • Working mathematically

  • Writing reflection

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    This template for a writing reflection has been left as a word document. This way teachers can add the title and criteria before students complete the reflection. This sheet could be used with students in years 3-6.