Issue 3 of our beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically designed for Year 4 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 4 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:
- “The Adventures of Pirate Nup and Captain Yet” (narrative)
- “The Falling Leaves” (poem)
- “Discovering Dinosaurs” (factual description)
- “Extreme Environments: Lands of Ice and Sand” (information report)
- “Best in Show” (playscript)
- “Digital Warriors: Scroll Trolls (comic).
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 here.
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.
Love this magazine? Don’t forget to download our the first two issues, too!
Australian Curriculum alignment
Read different types of texts by combining contextual , semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge using text processing strategies for example monitoring meaning, cross checking and reviewingElaborationsreading new and different kinds of texts with...
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning to expand content knowledge, integrating and linking ideas and analysing and evaluating textsElaborationsmaking connections between the text and studentsâ own experience and oth...
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