We’ve put together a set of reading response activities for the NZ School Journal Level 2 May 2020. Our follow up activities have everything you need to dive into the story and articles within this publication. Both a paper-based and digital option are included so you can use this in the way that suits you best – great for distance learning.
The School Journal texts that we have featured are:
Kupe and the Giant Wheke (story)
Our First Olympians (article)
This NZ School Journal Level 2 May 2020 Activities pack includes:
1. Three x Lesson plans
A lesson plan is provided for each story or article covered in this resource
2. Three x Follow Up Activity Sheets
A one-page activity sheet is provided for each story or article covered in this resource.
Each activity sheet contains a range of reading comprehension strategies including:
Use prior knowledge
Share Opinions (evaluate)
Compare and contrast
Answers are included.
3. Three x Apply Your Knowledge link sheets
These link sheets provide further activities and ideas to help students explore the topic of the story or article further. QR codes and web links are provided so students can visit websites, and watch video clips.
4. Three x Design activities
These activities challenge students to use higher-order thinking to synthesise their knowledge and create something new.
5. Paper-based and digital activities are provided
This resource is provided in both paper-based and digital form (Google Slides).