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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 #25: Giraffe Problems

Take Away Teaching Ideas #25: Giraffe Problems

Giraffe ProblemsBy Jory JohnRECONNECT is a word that I have used a lot this year! By implementing my webinars, I have been able to reconnect and collaborate with so many colleagues. It has been an opportunity to share my current thinking and insights with educators in...

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Take Away Teaching Ideas #24: Dharma the Llama

Take Away Teaching Ideas #24: Dharma the Llama

Dharma the Llama By Matt Cosgrove A delightful BLAST FROM THE PAST! I feel very honoured to introduce Janette Colbert to you all. Many moons ago, Janette and I worked closely together at Beaconsfield Primary School in Victoria. She continues to be a passionate...

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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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Take Away Teaching Ideas #15: Some Dads

Take Away Teaching Ideas #15: Some Dads

Some Dads... By Nick Bland Check out the author's profile to share with your learners here Reading: This book links to reading with fluency, predicting, inferring, and making connections. Writing: This book lends itself to exploring character descriptions, patterns in...

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