Snapshot of 21st Century Learning
Week 5 Term 4
The Making of an English Unit - Created by Lucinda Farrell and shared at the Hillsborough PS meeting of the Primary Executive Reference Group in Newcastle.
Also shared at this meeting was an Unit Rubric - created by Belair PS and Thinking about Programming - created by Lisa Lewis for the Primary Executive Reference Group and shared by Emma Stothard. Thank you Emma for facilitating this sharing.
Karen Knobel has created an excellent persuasion unit on Not So Far, Far Away for Stage 1
Warners Bay PS - Shared their English Scope and Sequence via their website
Literacy Continuum Logs Comprehension K-6 - Created by L Chase
These trackers assist teachers to plan fro assessing their primary students' reading comprehension. They are to prompt teachers to include inferential questions. The Super 6 skills are useful.
Cross Curricula Texts on Sustainability - V Harris Pinterest
Years 7-10 Literacy Continuum in both PDF and excel, created by Deb Hogg
Comprehension Pinterests - a variety of pinterests, with interesting ways to teach comprehension, these pinterests were sourced from Steph Westwood
Steph Westwood has also shared her speaking homework activity
Comprehension Strategy Posters - 17 strategies eg main idea, finding meaning in context, recalling facts, summarising the text.
Grammar - Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs, Prepositions - thanks Steph!
Recipes to Good Writing -excellent free resource
TEN Symbaloo - Created by J Dowling, which contains useful links for TEN.
Money Smart - Helping Children to become Money Smart - These teaching packages have been produced to support the implementation of the New Curriculum, using consumer and financial literacy, as a context for teaching English, Mathematics and Science.
iPad Configurator - Created by G Garling. Georgia presented this to an iPad meeting at Port Kembla PS and it provides tips on how to successfully set up iPads using the configurator.
New photo apps include - aTypo Picture Pro App and Mix Booth App
Web 2 Tools
46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom
Wordsift - a Web 2 tool similar to Wordle
Spiderscribe - a brainstorming Web 2 tool
Story Jumper - a Web 2 story creator tool
Child Focus E - Safety movie - An animated movie with no spoken words but the visual message is clear.
Bits and Bytes - Updates
History - History Of The World - BBC Resource - This site uses 100 objects, from the British Museum and hundreds of objects from other museums, to tell the history of the world.
Earth Timeline - BBC Resource - Thanks to Viv and Karen for sourcing these BBC resources