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Resources for English and literacy education

Early Years — Foundation to Year 2

Three units of work that look outward from the natural world to extend an engagement with English and literacy, through literature and language, to the learning areas of geography, science and mathematics.

An elaborate pattern on a beach created by sand, shells and holes.

Patterns

A unit of work to examine patterns in nature, literature and children’s lives and to create patterns in English, mathematics and the creative arts.

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A partly shaded walking track through coastal bushland on Fraser Island.

Reading the landscape

A unit of inquiry to investigate the geographical world through information and narrative texts to help children gather understandings about local and distant places.

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A birds next with eggs in it

Investigating eggs in stories and science

A literature-based unit of work that links the themes of family and belonging with the science study of life cycles and egg laying creatures.

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