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Year 2 Magazine - What's Buzzing? (Issue 1)

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 26 pages | Years: 2

A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically written for Year 2 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 2 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:

  • “Crabbing at Night” (narrative)
  • “How to Make a Paper Aeroplane” (procedure)
  • “Species Snapshot: Ulysses Butterfly” (information report)
  • “Earth Watch: Protecting Native Plants and Animals” (explanation)
  • “Team Trials: Success Celebrators” (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.

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Year 2 Magazine - "What's Buzzing?" (Issue 1) Task Cards

A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with Issue 1 of Teach Starter's Year 2 magazine.

Teach Starter Publishing35 pagesYear: 2

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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  • Vicki Richardson
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    I agree....no Year grouping would be great. Its hard to provide an older year student a matched resource when it is labled as a lower ability.

    • Royce (Teach Starter)
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      Great point Vicki, we will be adding ageless versions of these magazines soon.

  • Emma
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    These are fantastic. Like Lyn I am hoping that you will create more. Those who have used magazine issue one - vote for more on the request page!

    • Royce (Teach Starter)
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      Hey Emma, thank you for sharing your experience with out What's Buzzing Magazine. It is great to see such a movement behind creating more!

  • Royce (Teach Starter)
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    Hey Janita, thanks for getting in contact with us. There are two ways you can view this magazine digitally. You can download this as a PDF and view it as a digital file or you can click the View flip-book button under the Digital Version heading. This can be accessed without a log in, so students can easily access it on their devices if needed.

  • Janita Woods
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    Can you tell me how I can download the digital version please?

  • Lyn Gordon
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    what a fantastic resource! I can't wait to test it out. Will there be more?

  • Kirstie Mastronardi
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    Love that you've started them for Year 2 as well! Thanks guys

    • Royce (Teach Starter)
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      Hey Kristie, thank you for taking the time to show your appreciation for the Year 2 Magazine. The Year 1 will be ready for a November release soon!

  • Sylvia Free
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    Wow, thanks for writing these and especially the Southern Hemisphere versions!!!

    • Royce (Teach Starter)
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      Hey Sylvia, I am glad to hear you are enjoying the What's Buzzing Year 2 Magazine. I hope your students have a great time with these.

  • Susan Lew-Kee
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    Is there a Year One Magazine on its way?

    • Royce (Teach Starter)
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      Hey Susan, we plan to bring out the Year 1 Magazine in November. Stay tuned!