Takeaway Teaching Ideas

Check out my Take Away Teaching Ideas and find inspiration and guidance for ideas that you can implement in the primary school classroom straight away. Each edition focuses on a book and contains practical ideas for readers, writers, mathematicians and investigators.

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #42: Iceberg

Take Away Teaching Ideas #42: Iceberg

Iceberg By: Claire Saxby and Jess Racklyett Published: 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Follow the iceberg in the spring as it watches penguins trek across the ice to their winter homes and senses krill stirring underneath the ice. With summer comes more life: the...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #40: The Gargoyle

Take Away Teaching Ideas #40: The Gargoyle

The Gargoyle  By: Zana Fraillon and Ross Morgan Published: 2023 Publisher: Lothian Children’s Books This is the moving and unforgettable story of an old gargoyle, forced off his city rooftop to make way for a new development. The gargoyle is ordered off the train. He...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #37: Bob the Artist

Take Away Teaching Ideas #37: Bob the Artist

Bob the Artist By: Marion Den chars Bob the bird is just like all his friends, apart from his skinny legs. When Bob is teased, he decides to try and change himself to fit in. But little does he know where all his efforts will lead him…Engage your readers and build...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #36: Sky Colour

Take Away Teaching Ideas #36: Sky Colour

Sky Colour By: Peter H Reynolds Marisol loves to paint. She was excited to help make a mural for the school library. But hold on - how can Marisol make a sky without blue paint? View the trailer of the book:Engage your readers and build their understandings by: Draw...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #34: Ted

Take Away Teaching Ideas #34: Ted

Ted   Leila Rudge Published: 2015   You can view a read aloud of Ted on Story box Library Story Box Library | Ted     Buy at Booktopia     Ted is a smart dog, with his own jumper. But he has lived at the pet store for as long as he can...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #32: Be You

Take Away Teaching Ideas #32: Be You

Be You! Peter H Reynolds You were born to BE so many things. No matter where your journey leads remember to... Be curious... Be adventurous... Be patient... Be brave... And most of all... BE YOU! A joyful celebration of individuality persistence and staying true to...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #31: An Aussie Year

Take Away Teaching Ideas #31: An Aussie Year

An Aussie Year: Twelve Months in the Life of Australian Kids Tania McCartney and Tina Snerling I had the pleasure of travelling to Dimboola PS and collaborating with many teachers from the district. I was introduced to this amazing book. I loved it straight away – so...

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