This resource is to support higher order thinking and comprehension of the picture book, "ANZAC Biscuits" by Phil Cummings.
Please note that you will need a copy of the picture book to best use this resource.
This resource uses Australian spelling, as it is using an Australian picture book to introduce concepts around ANZAC Day.
The 40 pages in this resource include:
Word Work – vocabulary development: thinking maps, definitions, inferring and synonyms
Sensory language – Y charts
Character traits – using text evidence
Summarising parallel storylines
Analysing figurative language in the story
Matching adjectives and nouns from the story
Interactive notebook activity - summarising
Exploring verbs and nouns in cooking
Close reading activities – Investigating the history of ANZAC biscuits
ANZAC writing papers
You may be interested in my bundle for reading comprehension using the picture book "ANZAC Ted" - over 70 pages! Preview the "Anzac Ted" bundle here:
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You may also be interested in my ANZAC Day bundle based on three picture books involving dogs in World War 1. Read about this resource and view a video preview of it here:
The three picture books are:
"The ANZAC Puppy" by Peter Miller
"The Red Poppy" by David Hill
"Caesar the ANZAC Dog" by Patricia Stroud
This bundle can be viewed or purchased here:
All resources are for personal/classroom use only and are not to be distributed further. Multiple licenses are now available at TpT for half price. No sharing of this resource is permitted through email, photocopying, internet groups/blogs, offline groups, school district or regional websites/servers,discussion lists, school websites/servers, or personal websites.