Australian Animals is a series of three blackline masters published to foster and develop interest in Australian fauna through a framework of language development. These activities provide an ideal opportunity to introduce a high-interest topic as part of your language program.
- the blackline masters are designed to foster and develop an interest in and knowledge of our fauna
- skills introduced and covered include oral reading, comprehension, research, word study, key words, semantic grids, main idea, sequencing, reporting, brainstorming, interpretation, silent reading, fact organisation, information retrieval and three-level questioning/prior knowledge/comparisons incorporating Bloom’s taxonomy
- a wide range of Australian animals is covered using a strong language/literacy approach
- teachers notes and answers