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Year 1 Magazine - What's Buzzing? (Issue 1)

PDF | 25 pages|Grade: 1

A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically written for Year 1 students.

Liven up your literacy rotations with Teach Starter’s beautifully designed and highly informative magazine, What’s Buzzing?

The magazine’s content has been specifically curated for Year 1 students. It uses age-appropriate vocabulary and a variety of text types to address a wide range of relevant and engaging topics.The articles contained within the magazine directly relate to learning areas such as Science, History, Geography, The Arts and Health and Physical Education.

Some of the highlights of this issue include:

  • “My Dog Doggo” (narrative)
  • “How to Make a Banana Split” (procedure)
  • “Species Snapshot: Honey Bees” (information report)
  • “Earth Watch: Good Pet Care” (explanation)
  • “Super Foods: What’s for Lunch?” (comic)
  • “Search-a-Rooney (image search activity).

Task Cards

Five sets of task cards addressing the areas of writing, language, comprehension, reading strategies, and higher-order thinking skills have been developed to support and complement the magazine’s content. Download the What’s Buzzing? Task Cards.

Digital version

If you are keen to save time, ink and paper, you can display a digital version of the magazine on your interactive whiteboard or one-to-one device using our online flip-book.

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Print version

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Hi love the magazine but really need second edition – are there more coming?

Alexandra Ridden · Jul 22nd, 2020

Hi Alexandra,

Check out our blog with the release schedule for Issue 2 of the magazine! https://www.teachstarter.com/au/blog/whats-buzzing-magazine-issue-2-schedule/

Paul (Teach Starter) · Jul 22nd, 2020

Hi Gillian,

Thank you for contacting us. I’m sorry to hear that you are having printing issues. I hope I can help! The first suggestion would be to ensure you have the latest version of Adobe Reader installed. http://get.adobe.com/reader/ Once you have done this, please try printing again.

If the issue persists, perhaps you could try turning on and off the “print pdf as image” setting. http://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/quick-fix-print-pdf-image.html

If all of that fails, we have some more information here to try, specifically the “No Pages Selected” issue: http://support.teachstarter.com/faqs-and-troubleshooting/resource-printing-issues

I hope this information helps. If you have any further questions, please let me know. I’m happy to help!

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Paul (Teach Starter) · Feb 24th, 2020

These are a great resource that will assist in students learning a variety of text types , conventions in a bright , interesting approach

Carol Smith · Jan 6th, 2020

Hey Carol, thank you for taking the time to share you appreciation with our magazine. I hope your students have a lot of fun learning with these.

Royce (Teach Starter) · Jan 7th, 2020

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