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 how it feels when a friend moves away. To build strategies that help people to cope with their feelings when someone important moves away.
Curriculum Learning Goal: Understand that when people move to other places this creates changes for the people moving and those left behind.(Social Sciences) Identify ways of maintaining and enhancing relationships between individuals. (Health)
Literacy Learning Goal: Read and locate clues in the text and draw on background knowledge to make inferences about how a character is feeling. Identify, select and note down key information from a specific text.
Task Purpose: To find out how early voyagers explored new areas. To investigate the use and importance of navigation through the ages. To find out what impact navigation has had on migration to new lands.
Curriculum Learning Goal: Understand how exploration and innovation paved the way for others to settle in newly discovered places. (Social Sciences) Understand how technological development expands human possibilities. (Technology)
Literacy Learning Goal: Analyse and synthesize information to identify similarities and differences related to the curriculum goal. Make and organise notes to achieve the curriculum goal.
Task Purpose: Understand why people become refugees and identify some of the challenges refugees may face. Identify how New Zealanders can help refugees feel welcomed into New Zealand society.
Curriculum Learning Goal: Understand that when people face danger and violence in their home country they may seek safety in another country. Understand that being a refugee creates many challenges for them. Know that refugees have feelings, hopes and needs. (Social Sciences)
Literacy Learning Goal: Use clues in the text and draw on background experience to make inferences about what is unsaid but suggested in the text. Discuss ideas clearly with a focus on the main points of the discussion. Justify ideas using evidence and challenge the ideas of others where they don’t appear to be supported by evidence.
Task Purpose: Understand the challenges faced by new New Zealanders. Understand the value of cultural diversity in society.
Curriculum Learning Goal: To understand the challenges that new migrants encounter when they arrive in New Zealand and how they overcome them.
Literacy Learning Goal: Plan and develop content that is designed for a specific purpose and audience. Select and organise relevant information to inform the reader.
Task Purpose: To find out how scientists use evidence to understand and explain the movement of people. To explore how scientists use evidence to help them work out how early Polynesians migrated to New Zealand.
Curriculum Learning Goal: To learn about clues that early Polynesian people left behind that tell us how they lived and where they came from. (Social Sciences) Identify ways in which scientists provide evidence to support their ideas. Appreciate that science is a way of explaining the world. (Science)
Literacy Learning Goal: Use evidence to support ideas. Locate, evaluate and organise information that meets the curriculum goals.
Task Purpose: Understand what it is like to live in a new country and identify some of the changes people may need to make to settle in.
Curriculum Learning Goal: Understand that while cultural practices may differ from one country to another, there are also practices that are the same. (Social Sciences)
Literacy Learning Goal: Use words and phrases that clearly tell the reader about the writer’s ideas. Structure ideas using a cinquain framework. Read and revise writing to better meet the purpose for the writing. Organise and sequence information.
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