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Literacy Time PLUS Ages 5 to 7: Literacy Time PLUS Ages 5 to 7 January 2009

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Years 1 and 2, JANUARY 2009

The latest issue of LITERACY TIME PLUS on the theme of UNDER WATER includes:

  • Orlando, the clumsy octopus – A touching fantasy story about a clumsy octopus who discovers he has hidden talents.
  • How to set up an experiment – An interactive resource allowing children to sequence the instructions and take part in a virtual floating and sinking experiment.
  • Tell me a story – Collect settings, characters and scenarios then tell a tale using story language on this useful poster.
  • Under water poems – Poems on an under water theme by poets including John Foster, Brian Moses, Clive Riche and Coral Rumble
  • Paul Cookson Poetry Workshop Part 2 – In these two films, Paul takes part in a question-and-answer session with children, before explaining how he writes his poems and gets his ideas.
  • Swim around sentences – Use this poster to help the children correctly punctuate the sea-themed sentences.

These are accompanied by a 24-page magazine which includes: * Teachers’ Notes and photocopiable worksheets * Teachers’ planning charts * Book news, offers and events * Feature article – Great reads for World Book Day.

Next issue March 2009 (published in March):

  • Texts and resources on an Up in the air theme – Including a retelling of the Greek myth of Icarus and Daedalus by Moira Andrew
  • Interactive resourcesLanding on the Moon interactive recount PLUS Balloon Busters spelling game
  • Flying Creatures – A fact-filled non-chronological report about flying creatures real and imaginary
  • Suffix flight explorer poster – A non-competitive game to add the suffixes -er and -est to words

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Literacy Time PLUS Ages 5 to 7



Date published

January 1st, 2009

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  • 24 pages



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