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 #30: Pig The Pug

Take Away Teaching Ideas #30: Pig The Pug

Pig the Pug Aaron Blabey Who can resist Pig the Pug and Trevor? Not me! A big shout out to Stacey at Manor Lakes as I recently enjoyed sharing this book with her students. Check out Pig the Pug books on Booktopia Here are twenty ideas to take away! Introduce the book...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #29: Butleigh Farm

Take Away Teaching Ideas #29: Butleigh Farm

BUTLEIGH FARM Written by Di Hickleton Illustrated by Melanie Macilwain View Di’s website – www.butleighfarm.com.au I have had the pleasure of knowing Di for many years! It is so exciting to have Di collect and generate engaging ideas from her beautiful picture story...

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Take Away Teaching ideas #28: Here We Are

Take Away Teaching ideas #28: Here We Are

Here We Are - Notes for Living on Planet Earth Oliver Jeffers One of my all-time favourite books and authors! View the story In this edition I have explored the book as a mentor text for writers. I have listed the trait, goal with page number and evidence within the...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #23: Why I Love Footy

Take Away Teaching Ideas #23: Why I Love Footy

Why I Love Footy By Michael Wagner You can view Michael reading the story at HERE    To take advantage of all a book has to offer I implement a Teacher Book Walk! What is a Teacher Book Walk? (TBW) We implement a ‘walk’ through the book together -with a colleague or...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #22: Mallee Sky

Take Away Teaching Ideas #22: Mallee Sky

Mallee Sky Jodi Toering Do you know I have had the privilege of working alongside an award-winning author? Let me introduce you to Jodi. I am fortunate to have collaborated with Jodi on several projects at Forest St PS – Teaching Writers, Writer’s Notebook, and...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #21: Apes to Zebras

Take Away Teaching Ideas #21: Apes to Zebras

Apes to Zebras By Liz Brownlee, Sue Hardy- Dawson, Roger Stevens Yeah! Another new book on my shelf. Thank you to Kylie Watson for introducing me to this awesome book but also for creating these brilliant teaching ideas. I only added a couple of ideas. I am lucky to...

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