A 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 genres 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 Loudest Sound in the World” (narrative)
- “How to Make a Twirling Spinner” (procedure)
- “Species Snapshot – Narwhals” (information report)
- “Earth Watch – From Fires to Flooding” (explanation)
- “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body – What’s Your Sport? (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 Ali’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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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.
By the beginning of year 3, pupils should be able to read books written at an age-appropriate interest level. They should be able to read them accurately and at a speed that is sufficient for them to focus on understanding what they read rather than ...
- Word reading
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