A beautifully designed, 26-page reading magazine specifically designed for Year 6 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 6 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 Enigma of AX29” (narrative)
- “How to Make a Tessellation Artwork” (procedure)
- “Species Snapshot – Tardigrades” (information report)
- “Earth Watch – What is Climate Change?” (explanation)
- “Peer Politics – In Sync (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.
For more information on this amazing teaching resource, read Emma’s blog (NEW) What’s Buzzing? – Magazine for Students.
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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NSW Curriculum alignment
uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identifies connections between texts when responding to and composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadings
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts
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Comments & Reviews
Error on birth-death dates for Amelia Earhart on pg. 22 corrected.
Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Jun 26th, 2019
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