New Zealand Native Birds Junior Activities | Shared Reading Passage & Activities

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Your learners will love our differentiated New Zealand Native Birds Shared Reading Activities. This pack includes shared reading passages, follow-up activities, and discussion questions. Learn more about the kiwi, kōkako, pūkeko, and pīwakawaka!
In the New Zealand Native Birds Shared Reading Activities pack you receive:
1. Four shared reading discussion passages in PowerPoint presentations:
  • Kiwi
  • Kōkako
  • Pūkeko
  • Pīwakawaka
2. Four sets of discussion questions that include reading comprehension strategies such as summarising, understanding vocabulary, and finding specific details.
3. Twelve differentiated follow-up activities to dig deeper into the story. Each bird set features three pages of follow-up activities.
Tasks include:
  • Using letter tiles to make the ‘igh’ sound
  • Completing sentences using key words
  • Finding words with the long ‘e’ sound
  • Matching verbs and nouns
  • Finding specific information in a text
  • Finding the problem and solution in a text
  • Cloze reading activities
  • and more!
Each set of activity sheets also features a QR code so students can listen to the bird’s call.