A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically designed for Year 3 students.
Liven up your literacy rotations with Teach Starter’s beautifully designed and highly informative magazine, What’s Buzzing?
The magazine’s content has been specifically curated for Year 3 students. It uses age-appropriate vocabulary and a variety of text types to address a wide range of relevant and engaging topics. The articles contained within the magazine directly relate to learning areas such as Science, History, Geography, The Arts, and Health and Physical Education.
Some of the highlights of this issue include:
- “Max’s One-Man Band” (narrative)
- “How to Build a Worm Farm” (procedure)
- “Species Snapshot – Naked Mole Rat” (information report)
- “Earth Watch – The Problem with Litter” (explanation)
- “Recess Rules – The More the Merrier” (comic).
Five sets of task cards addressing the areas of writing, language, comprehension, reading strategies, and higher-order thinking skills have been developed to support and complement the magazine’s content. Download the What’s Buzzing? Task Cards.
If you are keen to save time, ink and paper, you can display a digital version of the magazine on your interactive whiteboard or one-to-one device, using our online flip-book.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Identify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive textsElaborationsidentifying the authorâs point of view on a topic and key words and images that seem intended to persuade listeners, viewers or readers to agree with t...
Read an increasing range of different types of texts by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge, using text processing strategies, for example monitoring, predicting, confirming, rereading, reading on and self-correctingElabo...
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language featuresElaborationsmaking connections between the text and students own experie...
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