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  • Korean First Birthday


    In many cultures birthdays are a time to celebrate! In Korean culture, the most important birthday to celebrate is the first birthday.

    In ancient times Korea had high infant mortality rates due to poor hygiene and lack of medicinal knowledge. An infant living to the age of one was something to be celebrated. The celebration of the First Birthday is an ancient tradition.

    All resources are included which means you just download and teach.


    The celebration is called Doljanchi (doll- jan –chee).

    This unit is part of Trio’s Cultural Perspectives lesson series. It consists of two lessons, which are suitable for all primary grades and are particularly supportive for EAL students.



  • The ABC Kids Book of Animals


    This book looks at the reading path the author has created across different pages. Then students draw their favourite animal and label features. Go to TRIO resources for a sort that students can use to classify types of animals from the book. This sort can be reused in reading groups.

  • Multiplication Bingo


    A multiplication game with a baseboard and instruction on how to play.

  • Calendar maths activity


    A maths activity for all grades based on the number patterns in a calendar month.

  • Humpty Dumpty


    Humpty Dumpty is a favourite nursery rhyme and a great poem to explore with beginning readers to remind them that everyone is a reader and reading is fun. These lessons have been designed for kindergarten students.


  • Continuous line drawing


    An art lesson on drawing using continuous line.

  • The day war came


    These book notes answer the question, ‘What will I teach?’ in English as I use the book, The day war came which addresses big ideas such as resilience, hope and kindness. The lessons have been written with students in years five and six in mind. This book addresses questions about refugees in a sensitive and hopeful light.

  • The tale of two beasts


    This book notes address the big idea, ‘Different points of view can be expressed through words and illustrations.’ The teaching sequence could be used with students in years1-4.

  • Starting the year – Stage 3


    This unit is designed for the start of a new school year. Its focus is to create a community of learners by establishing clear routines for the literacy session, introducing reflective practice and embedding formative assessment into daily lessons. The central purpose of this unit is to build a sense of reading for enjoyment. As wide a range of texts as possible should be read and discussed.
    The unit should incorporate introductions to each other, sharing routines, classroom organisation, expectations for behaviour and learning and English syllabus content that supports classroom routines and organisation.

  • Elkonin boxes


    The pages in this resource can be used to establish this practice of segmenting words into sounds. Many teachers will be familiar with Elkonin boxes. These cards are used to establish the practice and then students can use this principle in their writing with boxes or even lines for each sound.

  • Fact or fiction sort


    This resource contains a blank template to make a fact or fiction sort. It is suitable for use with any students. There is also a written sort for use with the book, The truth about penguins.

  • Cultural celebrations


    These cultural celebration dates are based on the terms and weeks listed in the NSW school calendar. Teachers can take the opportunity to add any cultural dates related to the students in their class. This information enables teachers to differentiate the program – ensuring  lessons are specifically suited to the class.

  • Buddhist Monks


    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.

  • Rich assessment tasks


    Are rich assessment tasks discussed in your stage or grade meetings? Here is a poster which addresses the features and benefits of rich assessment tasks.


  • Community of learners


    At the start of a school year teachers are thinking about how to build a community of learners in their classroom. The elements that need to be addressed include the environment, routines, behaviour management, learning strategies and wait time and thinking time. Here is a poster for the staff room to support discussion of these ideas.


  • Landscape


    A lesson plan for students to explore Australian Curriculum K-2
    ACAVAM 106: Practice drawing images and making objects related to self,
    others and personal environment in different forms as they depict a landscape familiar to them.