Activities for #NLNW2015

nlnw_logo_smallAs the 17th National Literacy and Numeracy Week approaches ALEA has shared some great ideas to assist the celebrations and activities in your school.ALEA 40th LOGO landscape sm


Free book packs for ALEA members organising a teacher book club 

Teachers might like to form a book club to read and discuss A Fortunate Life and ALEA have free book packs available. A fabulous opportunity for members to meet for a coffee and a chat during #NLNW2015.

Activities for schools

Organise book club for students. Visit Reading Australia and explore the extensive teacher resources for each of the selected books. The activities are all linked to the Australian Curriculum and the English K-10 syllabus. Engage in the unit, select from the activities or introduce the book to your class through independent reading or reading aloud. Let parents and caregivers know your book choice so they can join in your book discussions.

Suggestions include –

Prep-1: Who Sank the Boat? by Pamela Allen
Years 2-4: The Treasure Box by Margaret Wild
Years 5-6: The Silver Donkey by Sonya Hartnett
Years 7-8: Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park

What else can you do? 

If the book clubs are not possible, select a book and read it across the whole school. One School, One Book is designed to create a shared reading experience within a single school community. Select a picture book and provide the opportunity for every student to read or listen to that book, and encourage every family to read the book at home during National Literacy and Numeracy Week. Activities at school can coordinate, promote and enrich the shared reading experience. This will get everyone talking and the activity may become a regular event at your school. You might like to select your own book or you may like to choose one from the Reading Australia lists.

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