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).
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.
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.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Read less predictable texts with phrasing and fluency by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge using text processing strategies, for example monitoring meaning, predicting, rereading and self-correctingElaborationsusing pri...
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to analyse texts by drawing on growing knowledge of context, language and visual features and print and multimodal text structuresElaborationsmaking connections between the ...
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