Every term a new story; every week a new adventure…

Subscribe now and motivate your students to engage with literature from WA authors. Foster an enjoyment of reading while developing an understanding of the ways in which theme, character, setting and plot are reflected in a story with our weekly serial story chapters. The weekly activities, linked the WA Curriculum: English, are most suitable for Year 3-6 students, but can be adapted for different ages and abilities.

 

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Stories for 2018

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TERM 4: Waarda stories

From Bush and Beyond:

Lucky Thamu by Cheryl Kickett-Tucker and Jaylon Tucker

Eli loves listening to Thamu’s stories and learning about country. Thamu knows lots about everything. But does he know where to find gold, and will Eli strike it lucky?

Yippee Summer Holidays by Tjalaminu Mia and Jessica Lister

Debbie and Billy just love the summer holidays, especially when their grandfather comes to stay. They have lots of fun racing tyres and telling stories together. But best of all Debbie likes the special times she has with Dada Kean and the wonderful places he shows her.

 

From Eagle, Crow and Emu:

Eagle and Bullfrog by Gladys and Jill Milroy

Little Eagle’s attempts to fly all meet with failure until the power of friendship comes to his rescue.

 

PAST STORIES:


TERM 1: To the Lighthouse by Cristy Burne
Isaac arrives on Rottnest Island hoping for an awesome holiday adventure, but his Mum would rather he stayed inside, where it’s safe. Then Isaac meets Emmy. She’s allowed to do whatever she wants – and she wants to have fun!

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SAMPLE TEACHER NOTES – TO THE LIGHTHOUSE – TERM 1, 2018.pdf


TERM 2: Looking Up by Sally Murphy
Pete is hoping – desperately hoping – for a telescope. There’s nothing he wants more for his birthday. But when a mysterious card arrives in the mail, what Pete wants is turned upside down.

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SAMPLE TEACHER NOTES – LOOKING UP – TERM 2, 2018

 


TERM 3: The Spectacular Spencer Gray by Deb Fitzpatrick
Spencer Gray is just an ordinary kid, but he manages to get into some pretty extraordinary situations. When Spencer stumbles on a sinister operation in the bush, his life goes into overdrive – midnight rescue missions, super-endangered animals, hair-raising adventures. To survive, Spencer will need to pull off something spectacular.

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SAMPLE TEACHER NOTES – THE SPECTACULAR SPENCER GRAY – TERM 3, 2018

 

 

Additional Resources

Here are some resources that will support student learning related to this program. Please note, you may be required to login in to access some resources.

 

ED! feature topic and news flash activities

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