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Jump into Reading with Journals

Inspire your students to Jump into Reading and make the most of the wealth of material contained in School Journals in the process. This series has an easy-copy set of independent and follow-up activities that builds on a guided reading session with each story, poem and article in the Journals. The comprehension questions develop skills in inference, reorganisation, recall and evaluation skills, and options for e-learning and further website investigation are included.

Ages: 6-11 years

About the Author

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Angie Simmons is interested in current best-practice learning approaches that encompass thinking skills, collaboration and problem solving. As an experienced educator, she has worked broadly across the educational sector of New Zealand. She worked as a primary school teacher for many years and as a university lecturer, when she was head of an educational technologies programme and taught prospective teachers. In another significant educational role, she was a digital technologies professional development facilitator working with schools across the Auckland area to integrate future-focused learning within the curriculum.