Middle to Senior Literacy and Inquiry Learning, Ages 7-12

StoryWorld 2

StoryWorld 2 contains folk tales and non-fiction text about the country they come from in a flip-book format. StoryWorld 2  includes Maori and Tongan collections, and collections from Iran, Philippines, Romania, Punjab, Armenia, Vietnam, Ethiopia, and Tibet. Supported by FREE Inquiry Learning Teacher's Notes. Levels 22-26. 10 titles available as Small Books and Big Books.

StoryWorld

StoryWorld features traditional tales from New Zealand, the Pacific, and around the world. Presented in a flip-book format, StoryWorld collections include 8 pages of non-fiction text, in a range of writing genres, to introduce the country and culture of each story. Supported by FREE Inquiry Learning Teacher's Notes. Levels 16-23. 10 titles available as Small Books and Big Books.

Active Lives: Biographies on Stage

Active Lives: Biographies on Stage is a dynamic literacy programme that combines the human-interest appeal of biographies with the hands-on action of plays.

Signatures, Set 1

Signatures, Set 1 is an exciting series of 30 chapter books for Years 4-8, with a following 30 titles in Signatures, Set 2. Internationally acclaimed children's author Joy Cowley has written 15 of the Signatures child-centred chapter books and selected and edited 45 more books from exciting Australian and New Zealand authors.

Signatures, Set 2

The 30 brand-new chapter books in Signatures, Set 2 have all been selected and edited by Joy Cowley. Joy has acted as an editor and mentor to these vibrant New Zealand and Australian authors, who were chosen because their writing style is fresh and child-centred.

Key Features

• Signatures is published as mini-series of three titles following the same characters or theme. Students are hooked into the first book and want to keep reading.

• Detailed Guided Reading lesson plans and Blackline Masters are provided on disc for Set 2. These plans were written by New Zealand RT: Lits and are aligned to the Literacy Learning Progressions, which are the basis of the National Literacy Standards.

Wise Up!

Wise Up! takes an Inquiry Learning approach to teaching NZ curriculum literacy and maths content in recognizable real-world contexts. Fiction and non-fiction titles available as both Small Books and Big Books. Inquiry Learning Teacher's Notes outlining both Literacy and Numeracy Objectives and lesson plans for each title are available FREE.

Wise Up! Years 5-6

Wise Up! Years 5-6 was a finalist in the CLNZ 2013 awards for Best Series in Primary. Wise Up!  is an Inquiry Learning series that integrates literacy and numeracy. A range of topics are covered, including financial literacy and enterprise, sports, environment, and science. Maths focus questions, called Wise Up!, are sprinkled throughout each book. Inquiry Learning Teacher's Notes are available FREE. Literacy Levels 23-26, Maths Levels 2-3.

Wise Up! Years 6 and Up

Wise Up! Years 6 and Up was a finalist in the CLNZ 2014 awards for Best Series in Primary. Wise Up! takes an Inquiry Learning approach to teaching NZ curriculum literacy and maths content in real-world contexts. Wise Up! is perfect for promoting scientific, technological, and mathematical literacy. Inquiry Learning Teacher's Notes for each title are available FREE. Literacy Levels 23-30+, Maths Levels 3-4.

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