Issue 3 of our beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically designed for Year 5 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 5 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 Aether” (narrative)
- “Tiger” (poem)
- “Discovering Dinosaurs” (factual description)
- “The Three States of Matter” (information report)
- “My Dad, the Superhero” (playscript)
- “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body: No Free Rides! (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
Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanningElaborationsbringing subject and technical vocabulary and concept knowledge...
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sourcesElaborationsusing research skills including identifying research purpose, locating texts, gathering and organising informati...
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Typo corrected on the 'Letter to the Editor' - Incorrect spelling ('heath' instead of 'health') corrected in the fifth sentence of the first paragraph.
Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Feb 1st, 2021
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