Picture Books on Video
FREE List of 234 Childrens' Picture Books~ All on video offered on Discovery Education. Play the video on your SMARTboard so that all of your students can follow along. Most have closed captioning, so your students can read along, too!
Read Aloud Books for Making Connections - Susan Jones
These are some of my favorite books to teach making connections in the classroom. Click on over to read how I use each book to teach text to self, text to text, and text to world connections!
Prepositional Phrase Paper Planes and Poems
This week we began working with prepositional phrases and I wanted to grab the kids attention with something hands-on (because, let's face it, grammar worksheets aren't exactly captivating.) So I scoured the internet and pieced a few things together that resulted in a memorable lesson the students actually learned prepositional phrases from! I began by creating an anchor chart with the students defining prepositions, prepositional phrases, and samples of some of the more common prepositions…
10 Best Websites for English Teachers - South to Southwest
The 10 sites I go back to again and again for fun, easy-to-use resources. Bookmark these for your own class, or send 'em to your favorite English teacher!
May Gibbs, author, illustrator and cartoonist, has captured the hearts and imaginations of generations of Australians with her lovable bush characters and fairytale landscapes. - A story from the State Library of New South Wales
ABC's of Aboriginal Picture Book Authors - Seven Little Australians & Counting
It’s no secret that I’m passionate about books, in particular Australian picture and chapter books. Sharing today an ABC list of authors who have focused their writing on Australia’s First Peoples, most of the authors are Indigenous, though some aren’t. We are familiar with some of the authors here, enjoying their books in the past, our personal favourite is Percy Trezise. Most excited that as I gathered names for this list I discovered many new authors for us to learn from:) There are about…
Growth Mindset through Writing: Unit of Work (Years 3/4/5) - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary of Unit: In this unit of lessons, children will learn about growth and fixed mindsets. They will follow the adventures of Mojo, from Class Dojo, and see how he overcomes problems at school. The children will write anecdotes from their own lives regarding times when they have been stuck or struggled with learning. They […]
Australian Teaching Resources for Primary Years - Crackerjack Education
Crackerjack Education provides a huge selection of Australian Teaching resources, all aligned to National Curriculum codes for Years Foundation–Year 7.
Discover Australian Children's & Young Adult Fiction - Children's & YA on AustLit | AustLit
This page offers an overview of the history of children's and young-adult literature in AustLit, search options and pre-set searches, and access to selected research...
A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy - | Australian Curriculum Implementation
A diagram of 21st century pedagogy for the purpose of 21st century learning.