Engage your students in the ANZAC Commemorations with our fantastic Anzac Day Year 3 and 4 reading pack. Who were the men of the 28th Māori Battalion, and what’s the deal with poppies? This pack includes FIVE Lower Primary non-fiction 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. Learn more about the history of Anzac Day, how Anzac Day is celebrated today, and what those red poppies are all about!
The texts provided are purposely more involved than a basic text and are designed to be read and explored on multiple occasions.
This resource features British/NZ spelling and paper sizes.
What this resource is all about:
The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go Anzac 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 Anzac Day Year 3 and 4 pack you will receive:
1. Five texts:
- What is Anzac Day?
- The Battle of Gallipoli
- Why Poppies?
- Anzac Day Today
- The 28th Māori Battalion
2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy and aligned with the NZ Curriculum
Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Making Connections
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Identify the main idea
- Ask and Answer Questions
- Compare and Contrast
- Make Predictions
3. Five Graphic Organiser Examples
- Information Web
- Flow Chart
- Main Idea
- Venn Diagram
- Large Billboard
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