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Year 6 Magazine - What's Buzzing? (First Edition)

Free | 52 pages (PDF)|Grade: 6

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 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 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.

Digital version

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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  • Error on birth-death dates for Amelia Earhart corrected.

    Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Jun 26th, 2019

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