This informative book follows a day in the life of a builder named John as he goes about his work.Text type: Factual recount
Building English knowledge, understanding and skills throughout the primary years.
The Springboard series develops reading confidence and competence in your classroom with finely graded texts covering diverse content.
A variety of written and multi-modal text types across a range of contexts develop students' reading and writing skills. Diverse comprehension strategies are fostered, utilising assorted questioning techniques and graphic organisers.
With comprehensive teacher support provided for each book, Springboard can be used as the main reading resource in a school or as part of a wider literacy program.
The grassland animals play a trick on a zebra. Text type: Narrative (Fable)
Simple instructions about building a very special type of garden.Text type: Procedure
Ben doesn't really like his new haircut, but then he meets an old man at the hairdressers who grants him three wishes!Text type: Narrative (Fantasy)
How will all the animals cool down when Farmer Fred goes to the beach?Text type: Narrative
All the animals are hot, so they make a house for shade.Text type: Narrative
A delightful story about farm animals who go on a journey to find a new place to live.Text type: Narrative - fantasy
Zed and Marlin are on a mission to find a new source of power. When their ship is bombarded by space junk, they begin to panic. Will their on-board...Read more
A step-by-step guide to making your own party invitations.Text type: Procedure
This book is about parrots and their different colours.Text type: Factual description
Henry is searching for a real dinosaur.Text type: Narrative
Read about how the field is watched over by a scarecrow to keep the crows away.Text type: Narrative
Have you ever wondered why you sneeze? Are you curious about what is happening in your nose when you sneeze? Read this information report to learn ...Read more
Read about one family and their fun trip to see all the animals at the Zoo.Text type: Narrative (Realistic Fiction)
Jack, Lizzie and Seb think it's unfair that the big kids won't let them skate at the skate bowl...but what can they do about it?Text type: Narrativ...Read more
Has your library got the same features as the one in this book? Text type: Factual recount
Rainbows, storms, types of snow, and the water cycle are just some of the weather patterns explained in this book. If you want to learn more about ...Read more
This book explains everything about Milk, from Dairy Farm to Ice-Cream. Text type: Explanation/Procedure
Chen and his family take a trip on the Forest Express. But the train is involved in an accident - will everyone be ok?Text type: Narrative (Realist...Read more
When Mia has an accident at the bike track can her friends work together to help her?Text type: Narrative (Realistic Fiction)
This interesting title provides information about active volcanoes and where they are located in the world.Text type: Information report
Describes the activities a little boy does when he comes home from school.Text type: Factual recount
In 1914, Ernest Shackleton led an expedition to walk across Antarctica. He and his men never got there. Instead, they found themselves in a struggl...Read more
This book describes the different ways Aboriginal people used to use boomerangs and explains how to throw a returning boomerang for fun and exercis...Read more