Can you imagine living underground for 17 years! Cicada's do! Learn about the fascinating life of a cicadas.Comprehension Skill: Identifying Detail...Read more
Springboard into Comprehension
Proven to increase comprehension skills.
This bestselling series allows teachers to systematically develop students' comprehension skills and strategies.
Specifically designed to provide students with multiple opportunities to practise and develop competencies across a wide range of comprehension skills, and meeting the demands of the Australian Curriculum: English, the NSW Syllabus and the Victorian Curriculum, the print and digital resources assist the acquisition of skills in interpreting, evaluating and critiquing ideas, information and issues.
The carefully structured student books and accompanying IWB activities create an engaging learning framework that supports and challenges students. Interactive eBooks provide spoken, written, digital and multimodal texts across a range of contexts. Students' fluency and oral comprehension skills are fostered using the in-built features of these texts.
Anka and Miro and their family are on a cherry farm. They encounter bad weather and have to save the fruit before it gets damaged!Comprehension Ski...Read more
This book looks at the fascinating life cycle of a bee, including how they are born, the jobs they undertake at various ages and how they collect f...Read more
Have you ever dreamt of travelling into space? This book discusses the beginning of space travel, gravity and life on the International Space Stati...Read more
Examine how our main transport types have changed over the past few centuries!Reading age 11.5-12.5 yearsText Type: Information ReportAuthor: Vaish...Read more
This lovely story tells the tale of Abby and James being late because their dad's watch is off time. How will it be resolved? And what is the twist...Read more
Many animals have developed adaptations so they can survive in the environment they live in. They depend on their specialised behaviours and physic...Read more
Join Tom the tiger, Max the monkey and Mara the meerkat for a game of bat and ball in the hot, hot heat.Comprehension Skill: Identifying DetailText...Read more
Discover how animals with different types of armour, living in the wild, protect themselves against other animalsContentsSnapping TurtleHedgehogSna...Read more
Bias is a judgement for or against something, and prejudice is an unreasonable viewpoint.As long as humans have walked earth, they have used animal...Read more
An exciting and fascinating look at different endangered animals across the world.Some include the Sumatran Tiger, African Wild Ass and the Blue Wh...Read more
It's Aprils Fools' Day so Amy and her sister Amber are going to play some practical jokes on each other!Comprehension Skill: Fact and OpinionText T...Read more
Telephones changed the way the world communicated. Learn how telephones have progressed since the first telephone in 1876.Contents:IntroductionWho ...Read more
Comparing and contrasting is finding out what is the same and what is different about events, objects, animals, or people. Today many animal specie...Read more
Metal is an important resource that we use everyday! Learn more about metal in this fun and factual book.Contents:IntroductionBend it Like Blacksmi...Read more
How much do you know about Monkeys? This fun, factual and colourful read tells you all about the life of Monkeys!Contents:IntroductionFacesFurSizeF...Read more
We are creating a big advertising campaign to sell sneakers. It will have multi-platforms to get the message out and sink it into the minds of pote...Read more
Big Ted, Josh and Paul are playing cards in the fire station. All of a sudden the alarm rings...fire in the barn! Big Ted, Josh and Paul must get r...Read more
Tony's mum is climbing Black Rock by herself. She makes video messages for Tony about her travels. Everything goes smoothly until somebody starts f...Read more
Figurative language is the use of imagery such as similes, metaphors and idioms. This text uses four of Banjo Patterson's well-known poems as a bas...Read more
The Bukit Timah Nature Reserve in Singapore is a treasure trove of animal and plant life. It is home to about 500 different animal species and 850 ...Read more
Butterflies are beautiful creatures that go through many stages in their life. Let's fly into the world of butterflies!Contents:IntroductionStages ...Read more
Children, teachers and parents are baffled by the eruption of strange moaning and knocking from Cackleberry Creek school. At the Cackleberry Creek ...Read more
Camels are fascinating animals! Learn about the camel in this fascinating book.Contents:IntroductionCamels' BodiesCamels' HumpsWhat Camels EatWhat ...Read more