Australian Christmas Picture Book Study Bundle (Year 3, 4, 5)

Australian Christmas Picture Book Study Bundle (Year 3, 4, 5)
Australian Christmas Picture Book Study Bundle (Year 3, 4, 5)
Australian Christmas Picture Book Study Bundle (Year 3, 4, 5)
Australian Christmas Picture Book Study Bundle (Year 3, 4, 5)
Australian Christmas Picture Book Study Bundle (Year 3, 4, 5)
Australian Christmas Picture Book Study Bundle (Year 3, 4, 5)
Australian Christmas Picture Book Study Bundle (Year 3, 4, 5)
Australian Christmas Picture Book Study Bundle (Year 3, 4, 5)
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  1. Bring the realities of drought in Australia into the classroom with this Christmas book study for Cori Brook's All I Want for Christmas is Rain. As students engage with this thoughtful and relevant Christmas book, they complete comprehension and reader response activities and examine verbs, retellin
  2. Get in an Australian Christmas mood with the book study for Bouncing Bouncing Little Joeys by Lesley Gibbes. Students can complete comprehension and reader response activities, look at vocabulary, repeating words and setting and complete creative activities. You can also find this resource as part
  3. Combine Christmas and book studies by exploring Pig the Elf by Aaron Blabey. Students can complete comprehension and reader response activities, examine vocabulary and rhyme, participate in discussions and complete creative activities. You can also find this resource as part of the Year 3, 4, 5 Aus
  4. Combine Christmas and book studies through exploring the Australian Christmas book, Santa, I Can Explain by Heath McKenzie. Students can complete comprehension and reader response activities, look at conjunctions, mood and cause and effect and complete creative and persuasive activities. You can al
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Combine Christmas and rigorous literacy learning in your classroom with these four Australian Christmas picture book studies. Your students will be immersed in the four included book studies - featuring comprehension, reader response, text feature, creative, research and discussion activities. The perfect way to extend learning though until the last day of school!

This bundle, for Year 3, 4 and 5 students, includes book studies for All I Want for Christmas is Rain, Bouncing Bouncing Little Joeys, Pig the Elf and Santa, I Can Explain.

Looking for more Christmas books? Find the Year 4, 5 and 6 Australian Christmas Picture Book Bundle here!

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To use this resource fully you will need:

At least one copy of

All I Want for Christmas is Rain by Cori Brooke and Megan Forward (first published 2016)

Bouncing Bouncing Little Joeys by Lesley Gibbes ad Doris Chang (first published 2017)

Pig the Elf by Aaron Blabey (first published 2016)

Santa, I Can Explain by Heath McKenzie (first published 2017)

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The four book studies in this bundle include:

All I Want for Christmas is Rain Book Study

This resource includes:

✫ Teaching Notes

✫ Cover Page for Work Booklets or Book Title Page

✫ Comprehension and Reader Response Worksheets and Task Cards

✫ Reader Response Mini Book

✫ Review Activity (with Task Cards)

✫ Retell Activity (Writing, Comic Strip and Task Cards)

✫ What Do We Infer (Worksheet, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Cards)

✫ Verbs (Worksheet, Display Activity and Task Cards)

✫ Comparing (Interactive Notebook Activity, Worksheet and Task Cards)

✫ What is a Drought? (Two information sheets at different levels)

✫ Five Facts About Drought (Worksheet, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Cards)

✫ Why is Water Important Brainstorm (Brainstorm sheet and Task Cards)

✫ Letter to Santa (Task Sheet, Writing Paper and Task Cards)

✫ Reading the Pictures (Worksheet and Interactive Notebook Activity)

✫ Turn it Into a Play (Task Sheet and Task Cards)

✫ Create Your Own Illustration (Task Sheet and Task Cards)

✫ Create a Christmas Illustration (Task Sheet and Task Cards)

Bouncing Bouncing Little Joeys Book Study

This resource includes:

✫ Teaching Notes

✫ Cover Page for Work Booklets or Book Title Page

✫ Comprehension and Reader Response Worksheets and Task Cards

✫ Reader Response Mini Book

✫ Review Activity (with Task Cards)

✫ Vocabulary Activities (Words which can be cut out for further activities, Interactive Notebook Activity, Display Activity)

✫ Setting (Interactive Notebook Activity, Worksheet)

✫ Repeating Words (Worksheet, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Cards)

✫ What Did They Do To Prepare (Retell) (Comic activity, Task Sheet and Task Cards)

✫ What Makes it a Bush Christmas? (Interactive Notebook Activity, Worksheet and Task Cards)

✫ Australian Christmas Decorations (Task Sheet, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Cards)

✫ Create a Counting Rhyme (Task Sheet, Writing Sheet and Task Cards)

✫ Write a Christmas Preparation Memoir (Task Sheet, Writing Sheet and Task Cards)

✫ Create a Friendly Christmas Illustration (Task Sheet, Drawing Sheet and Task Cards)

Pig the Elf Book Study

This resource includes:

✫ Teaching Notes

✫ Cover Page for Work Booklets or Book Title Page

✫ Comprehension and Reader Response Worksheets and Task Cards

✫ Reader Response Mini Book

✫ Review Activity (with Task Cards)

✫ Comprehension, Reader Response and Review Compilation Task Sheet (in Black and White and Colour)

✫ Three Vocabulary Resources (Words and Activities, A Vocabulary Wheel, Vocabulary Baubles)

✫ Two Rhyming Activities - Rhyme Brainstorm and Make a Rhyme (with work sheets and task cards)

✫ Three Discussion Activities - Being Greedy, Will Pig Ever Learn? and Santa Shouldn’t Bring Pig Presents (Worksheets and Task Cards)

✫ Discussion Activities Compilation Sheet (in Black and White and Colour)

✫ Comparing Pig and Trevor (Worksheet, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Cards)

✫ Pig’s (Illustrated) Christmas List (Worksheet and Task Cards)

✫ Trevor’s Story (Task Sheet, Task Cards and Writing Paper)

✫ Pig’s Christmas Outfits (Task Sheet, Task Cards and Publishing Paper)

✫ Creative Activities Compilation Sheet (in Black and White and Colour)

Santa, I Can Explain Book Study

This resource includes:

✫ Teaching Notes

✫ Cover Page for Work Booklets or Book Title Page

✫ Comprehension and Reader Response Worksheets and Task Cards

✫ Reader Response Mini Book

✫ Review Activity (with Task Cards)

✫ Reverse Retell (Diagram Sheet, Writing Sheet and Task Cards)

✫ Cause and Effect - What Happened and What If Activities

✫ What Is The Mood (Worksheet, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Cards)

✫ Conjunctions (Task Sheet, Task Cards, Cut Out Words and Sentences)

✫ Why Is He Explaining to Santa? (Task Sheet and Task Cards)

✫ Santa Should Bring Dad a New Car (Persuasive Writing Task, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Cards)

✫ How Else Could You Explain? (Task Sheet and Task Cards)

✫ Your Own Explaining Story (Task Sheet and Task Cards)

✫ Creating Detailed Event Pictures (Task Sheet, Display Sheet and Task Cards)

This resource contains UK/Australian spelling in A4 format.The resources are PDF files, 207 pages long.

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Get more fabulous Galarious Goods resources including:

Australian Christmas Book Study Bundle (Year 4, 5, 6)

Australian Christmas Creative Writing

Australian Christmas Persuasive Argument Writing

Christmas Math and Engineering Paper Chain Challenges

Christmas Persuasive Argument Writing

Christmas Writing Prompts

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