Category Archives: Primary

Primary or elementary school level

Book Bento Boxes

I have just created my first book bento box – and it was great fun to do. An alternative way to express a response to literature that will excite students with its combination of personal expression, visual arts, technology, creativity … Continue reading

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Eon. The Story of the Fossils

Eon is a stunning visual creation, crafted by Aviva Reed, that explores Earth’s evolution. EON an illustrated adventure in Time by Aviva Reed from Selena de Carvalho on Vimeo. Aviva Reed is an author and illustrator and describes herself as a … Continue reading

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On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty

On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty is written by Dr Jillian Roberts and Jaime Casap, and sensitively illustrated by Jane Heinrichs. The authors present carefully considered text  in a combination of formats to present simple and straightforward answers … Continue reading

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Books to support WWD: Big cats: Predators under threat

To highlight and educate people across the world the United Nations World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. March 3 is THE day each year and 2018 the spotlight is on “Big … Continue reading

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A Christmas Menagerie

This delightful Australian collection of short stories, edited by Beattie Alvarez, brings together a number of original tales by popular authors including Gabrielle Wang, Sherryl Clark, Michael Pryor, Janeen Brian and Sophie Masson plus some emerging talents. Between the pages … Continue reading

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From the Grave – Monster or Die: Book 1

Cynthia Reeg has crafted a wonderfully clever novel in From the Grave, targeting middle school readers – independent primary monster fans and witty enough to cross over into the secondary arena. Ideal for those who love anything monsterish and who … Continue reading

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Be A Document Detective

Developing historical inquiry skills is fundamental to understanding our past. The Be A Document Detective series introduces primary aged students to four key primary sources that inform historical investigations. Language, layout, images and content are carefully combined to target Years … Continue reading

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