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LOVE AND REILLY ARTICLES
Read about everything from learning sound-letter links to engaging reluctant readers. All of your favourite Love and Reilly articles are here. A new article is first featured each term in the e-newsletter. Make sure you subscribe to stay in the loop!
Share Said the Rooster by Pamela Allen. You can purchase this book via our online store (while stocks last) or you can borrow it from the library.
Bamboozled by David Legge . This book can be used to stimulate SOOOO much language. Children love looking at and talking about the silly stuff going on in every scene.
You can purchase this book via our online store (while stocks last) or you can borrow it from the library.
Free Activity Sheets are Below.
Llamophones by Janik Coat. This quirky book explores homophone pairs in a fun, visual manner. Below is a downloadable activity that can be used with or without the book. It includes a page of homophones to explore.
Opposites - learning about opposites is a great way to enhance and organize vocabulary. Click here
Question Words: a sheet of Auslan Signs - Using a sign or gesture can reinforce learning. Highlight the type of question you are asking by using the Auslan sign. Click here.
Name the Animal Part - A great vocab activity for using in online learning or via a digital device. Click here for this slideshow in PDF format.
Literacy Vitals explore important areas of literacy and provide the reader with lots of activity ideas. More Literacy Vitals are coming!
Syllables When students attend to syllables, their reading and spelling can make dramatic leaps forwards. Read how.
Rhyme and Rime An ability to rhyme does not ensure strong literacy skills, however teaching students to recognise and use rime can assist with fluency in both reading and writing.
SCOPE AND SEQUENCE FOR PHONICS AND WORD KNOWLEDGE
Get it right in Foundation! Below is a detailed Scope and Sequence (a 5 week cycle for the first year of schooling) and associated documents.
PELICAN TALK TIPSHEETS
Click on a heading below to download!