Teaching Ideas For The Speedy Sloth | National Simultaneous Storytime 2023

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✏️ This resource offers teaching ideas and activities that support the use of "The Speedy Sloth" book in your classroom. This book by Rebecca Young and Heath McKenzie has been selected for the Australian Library and Information Association's National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) 2023. With these print-and-go worksheets and activities, your students will love exploring the story's themes of perseverance, resilience, having a go, running your own race, and much more.

What's Included?

  • 3 x All About Sloths research activities
  • Newspaper article planning and publishing worksheets
  • 3 x story maps
  • KWL chart for sloths
  • 3 x Label the sloth worksheets
  • 2 x can/have/are charts
  • Sloth Venn diagram
  • Character traits worksheet
  • Design a speed suit activity
  • Design a medal activity
  • Sloth perseverence colouring activity


You will need to purchase the book The Speedy Sloth by Rebecca Young and Heath McKenzie to go along with the activities in this resource.

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