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Grade 4 Magazine - What's Buzzing? (Issue 1)

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 24 pages | Grades: 4

A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine written specifically for Grade 4 students.

Liven up your reading small group rotations or guided reading groups with Teach Starter’s beautifully designed and highly informative magazine, What’s Buzzing?.

The magazine’s content has been specifically written for Grade 4 students. It uses age-appropriate vocabulary as well as a variety of different 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, Fine Arts, and PE.

Some of the highlights of this issue include:

  • “Forest Friends” (narrative)
  • “How to Make Slime” (procedure)
  • “Species Snapshot – Sea Jellies” (information report)
  • “Earth Watch – Drowning in Plastic” (explanation)
  • “Digital Warriors – Social Footprints” (comic).

Task Cards

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.

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Grade 4 Magazine - "What's Buzzing?" (Issue 1) Task Cards

A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 4 "What's Buzzing?" magazine.

Teach Starter Publishing30 pagesGrade: 4

Digital version

If you are looking to save time, ink, and paper, you can display a digital version of the magazine on your interactive whiteboard or individual student devices using our online flip-book.

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