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Talk About Texts

A talk and vocabulary-focused approach for rich guided reading.

With its unique approach, Talk About Texts integrates the teaching of reading, vocabulary and oral language skills into one rich and effective program which will help you to save time and achieve more.

The Talk About Texts resources seamlessly integrate a number of oral language instructional strategies to teach the four elements of talk through your guided reading sessions: listening and responding, building vocabulary, having fluent conversations and questioning.

Both Vocabulary for Reading and Vocabulary for Talking are robustly taught and practised throughout the guided reading sessions using a variety of strategies, including focused questions, answer frameworks and flashcard use.

Talk About Texts’ talk-based approach also provides the perfect opportunity to prepare students for writing with opportunities for oral rehearsal followed by quick post-reading activities.

The series includes:

  • 160 Student Books
  • 160 Student eBooks
  • 160 Teacher’s Editions corresponding to each Student Book
  • Teacher Guide, including Digital Teacher Resources and Flashcards for each year level.
 
A Birthday Cake for Dad

A Birthday Cake for Dad

$8.50

We are making a birthday cake for Dad. Text type: Narrative

$8.50
A Birthday Cake for Dad Guided Reading Pack

A Birthday Cake for Dad Guided Reading Pack

$50.95

This pack contains six copies of the Student Book plus one copy of the accompanying Teacher's Edition.

$50.95
A Birthday Cake for Dad Teacher's Edition

A Birthday Cake for Dad Teacher's Edition

$8.50

We are making a birthday cake for Dad. Text type: Narrative

$8.50
A Tanuki Tale

A Tanuki Tale

$9.95

In this story from Japan, an old Junkman takes pity on a small animal stuck in a trap … Then his life changes forever! Text type: Narrative

$9.95
A Tanuki Tale Guided Reading Pack

A Tanuki Tale Guided Reading Pack

$58.95

This pack contains six copies of the Student Book plus one copy of the accompanying Teacher's Edition.

$58.95
A Tanuki Tale Teacher's Edition

A Tanuki Tale Teacher's Edition

$9.95

In this story from Japan, an old Junkman takes pity on a small animal stuck in a trap … Then his life changes forever! Text type: Narrative

$9.95
A True Leader

A True Leader

$9.50

Ali wants to run for class captain, but he is not sure he has what it takes. Can Ali be a true leader? Text type: Literary Recount

$9.50
A True Leader Guided Reading Pack

A True Leader Guided Reading Pack

$56.95

This pack contains six copies of the Student Book plus one copy of the accompanying Teacher's Edition.

$56.95
A True Leader Teacher's Edition

A True Leader Teacher's Edition

$9.50

Ali wants to run for class captain, but he is not sure he has what it takes. Can Ali be a true leader? Text type: Literary Recount

$9.50
A World of Clothing

A World of Clothing

$8.50

Find out what people wear for the weather around the world. Text type: Factual Description

$8.50
A World of Clothing Guided Reading Pack

A World of Clothing Guided Reading Pack

$50.95

This pack contains six copies of the Student Book plus one copy of the accompanying Teacher's Edition.

$50.95
A World of Clothing Teacher's Edition

A World of Clothing Teacher's Edition

$8.50

Find out what people wear for the weather around the world. Text type: Factual Description

$8.50
Amazing Eyes

Amazing Eyes

$9.50

Eyes allow humans and animals to see the world around them. Find out about different types of eyes and what they can do. Text type: Information Report

$9.50
Amazing Eyes Guided Reading Pack

Amazing Eyes Guided Reading Pack

$56.95

This pack contains six copies of the Student Book plus one copy of the accompanying Teacher's Edition.

$56.95
Amazing Eyes Teacher's Edition

Amazing Eyes Teacher's Edition

$9.50

Eyes allow humans and animals to see the world around them. Find out about different types of eyes and what they can do. Text type: Information Report

$9.50