Access the best of New Zealand's literacy resources in the form of the New Zealand School Journal, Connected, Junior Journal and the School Journal Story Library.
Journal Surf lets you easily search through a range of quality literacy resources to support your teaching programme.
We also provide a growing collection of news articles and curriculum resources, and aim to become your number one search engine for all your literacy needs.
Task Purpose: To understand some of the increased risks of warmer weather. to find out ways to protect ourselves and inform others.
Curriculum Learning Goal: Health Goals Locate and use information to identify risks and action safe choices during summer. Identify and find ways to share safe practises during summer with others in school and the wider community.
Literacy Learning Goal: Ask and answer questions to meet specific learning purposes across the curriculum. Gather, evaluate and synthesise information across a small range of texts. Use key skills of scanning to locate relevant information for specific purposes.
Task Purpose: To find out what can happen during a rescue and to understand how to be prepared and know what to do. to read and interpret graphs and locate key information about water safety.
Curriculum Learning Goal: Health Goals Locate, and use information to identify risks and action safe choices during summer. Identify how individuals can work together to take action to keep others safe.
Literacy Learning Goal: Locate, evaluate and synthesise information for specific purposes across a small range of texts. Write and use visual information to persuade an audience. Create content that is relevant to the curriculum task, using carefully selected details that elaborate on the main ideas. Shape text by revising and proofreading, checking that the text meets the purpose and is likely to engage the intended audience.
Task Purpose: To understand how to stay safe when swimming in a river. To understand the steps to take before jumping or diving into a river. to understand ways to keep yourself and others safe near or in rivers
Curriculum Learning Goal: Health Goals Identify risks and their causes and describe safe practices to manage these.
Literacy Learning Goal: Scan to locate and summarise key ideas. Draw on a range of related ideas to infer the feelings of the narrator.
Task Purpose: To find out about how to stay safe near or in the water
Curriculum Learning Goal: Health Goal Identify and use safe practices in or near the water.
Literacy Learning Goal: Recalls main ideas from video and discussions with others Makes decisions with others to identify key information to share with an audience.
Task Purpose: To capture feelings about summer. To find out about our skin and what happens to it when we get sunburnt. To understand what being sun-smart means.
Curriculum Learning Goal: Health Goals Identify risks when out in the sun and describe sun-smart practices to manage these.
Literacy Learning Goal: Scan to locate and summarise key ideas. Select precise and descriptive words that create a picture in the mind of the audience. Revise and proofread writing to clarify meaning and add impact. Create ideas that are relevant and fit for purpose.
Task Purpose: To find out why people should wear life jackets when they are on the water. To think about safe practices near the sea. To create a safety message for class members and parents.
Curriculum Learning Goal: Health Goals Know and use safe practices when near, in or on the water. Contribute to and us simple guidelines that promote safe, local environments.
Literacy Learning Goal: Summarise water safety information by listening for and identifying important points and sequencing them. Find clues in the text and draw on background knowledge to make inferences.
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