Purple PM Reader Activities Level 19 and 20

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Save your time and know that your students are completing follow-up activities featuring a range of reading skills and higher-order thinking. This resource provides follow-up activities for the PM Purple Level readers found in New Zealand schools. An engaging “Must Do, Choose Two” format is used to develop your students’ sense of agency and choice.
Higher-order thinking questions challenge students to read deep and think critically about the passages. These activities meet many of the requirements for the New Zealand Literacy Skills Progressions for Reading at the End of Year Three. These are skills that your students need!
***This resource is provided in A4 paper size and British spelling.***
In this pack you will receive:
1. 8 engaging follow-up activities – one for each reader included.
  • Purple-level texts included are:
  • Nelson Gets a Fright
  • Star and Patches
  • A New Friend
  • A Spider in my Bedroom
  • The Halfway Party
  • Rex Plays Fetch
  • Emily’s Surprise
  • Making a Model Sports Stadium
2. A range of engaging activities. Each activity sheet features seven activities and a range of higher-order thinking skills, including analysing, evaluating and creating.
Reading Comprehension Strategies and Higher-Order Thinking included:
  • Making inferences
  • Making connections
  • Creating
  • Evaluating
  • Visualising
  • Using vocabulary (nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, synonyms, similes, alternatives to said)
  • Identifying text features
  • Sequencing
  • Analysing characters
  • Thinking critically
  • Considering the author’s purpose
3. Two Activity Extras
  • Clipboard
  • Character Web Example
4. Two Teacher Guide pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.
Please note, to use this resource, you need to have access to the Purple Level PM readers, found in New Zealand primary schools.
Answers have not been included due to the open-ended nature of many of these activities.