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Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our differentiated traditional literature close reading passages and questions. This pack includes SEVEN Year Five and Six narrative passages with six pages of engaging text dependent questions and higher order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks. Great for Cook Islands Māori Language Week!
These link directly to the New Zealand Curriculum, Level Three, Listening, Reading and Viewing (see the Activity Information pages for more details on the exact skills found in each activity).
Myths are included from the following countries: Samoa, Cook Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Fiji, Niue and Tokelau!
This resource would also be suitable for Year Seven and Eight learners as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged!
What this resource is all about:
The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go Myths of the Pacific texts and engaging higher order thinking questions.
This resource is jam-packed with exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyse, Evaluate, Create).
In this pack you will receive:
1. Seven texts - all with an extended and scaffold version:
2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy and aligned with the NZ Curriculum
Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
3. Four Graphic Organiser Examples
4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions
5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.
6. Close Reading bookmarks in colour and black and white.
This resource features British English spelling e.g. colour, analyse
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