Issue 3 of our beautifully designed, 24-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 Escape Key” (narrative)
- “The Poet’s Lament” (poem)
- “Discovering Dinosaurs” (factual description)
- “The Discovery of Tutankhamen’s Tomb” (information report)
- “The Foiled Robbery” (playscript)
- “Peer Politics: Moving On (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 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
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 subheadingsElaborationsbringing subject and...
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital textsElaborationsmaking connections between the text and studentsâ own experience or oth...
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