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Extending Literacy 3-6


Reading Library

A reading library with many exciting categories to explore, all with comprehension quizzes.

Exciting stories about pirates, treasure, ancient tombs, jungles and dinosaurs. All stories come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Adventure

Cute tales about dogs and frogs, mice and kittens, problem pets and abandoned puppies. All come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Animal

Adventure stories set in key periods of Australian history - the gold rushes, pioneering days and the Great War.
Zip Stage: 7

Children in History

Enjoyable quest narratives about pirate treasure, an imprisoned princess, a haunted house and time travel to great moments in history.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Choose Your Own Adventure

All children love a laugh - about classroom embarrassment, annoying pets, would-be superheroes, etc. All have interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Comedy

Traditional tales about heroes, villains, monsters, wishes, enchantment and happy endings. All stories come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Fairy Tales

Tales of magic and make believe - wishes, princesses, spells, dragons, wizards and aliens. All come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Fantasy

Beautiful click and play graphic novels - The Happy Prince, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and King Arthur.
Zip Stages: 6-7

Graphic Classics

Simplified stories for students needing help - ESL, Learning Support and Special Needs. With fully interactive functions to aid comprehension.
Zip Stage: 4

Interactive Readers

Intriguing but child-friendly ‘whodunnits’ - suspects, clues, deduction and a satisfying conclusion. All come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Mystery

Epic stories about classic heroes, monsters, dragons, mermaids and magic. All stories come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Myths & Legends

Stories exploring relationships and values - difficult siblings, bullies, parents, guilty secrets and friendship. All come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

People

Children love a safe ‘thrill’ - ghosts, spiders, monsters, haunted houses and urban legends. All come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Scary

Real life dramas - Houdini, the Titanic, Tutankhamen, Blackbeard, the real Robinson Crusoe, etc. All come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

True Tales

Amusing stories for reluctant readers - disgusting dishes, spiders, spew and strange smells. All stories come with interactive comprehension quizzes.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Yucky

High level texts for advanced readers - Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, People, True Tales, Argument, Biography, Expository, Information.
Zip Stages: 9-10

Advanced Library

Enrichment & Skills

A section devoted to enrichment - puzzles, poems, projects, and a wide range of special lessons in writing and basic skills.

Traditional poems - from simple texts like Old Mother Hubbard - up to highly complex classics like the Pied Piper.
Zip Stages: 4-10

Rhyme Time

A library of do-it-yourself projects - paper dolls, origami, finger puppets, cartooning - all with step by step instructions.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Make & Do

Interactive language and thinking puzzles - drag and drop, wonderword, story sequencing, memory tests and more.
Zip Stages: 4-7

Puzzle Palace

A bank of ‘explicit teaching’ lessons on Grammar, Punctuation, Comprehension and Spelling. All come with practical examples and worksheets.
Years: 3-6

Skill Builder

A story generator - children hand pick the characters (28 options), the setting (20 options) and the plot (32 options) - and then write the story they have created.
Zip Stages: 4-8

Story Machine

Explicit teaching of common genres - narratives, arguments, essays, information, recounts, instructions, poetry, and how to deconstruct a story.
Years: 3-6

Write Time

A digital simulation of the NAPLAN test - Reading and Language Conventions - with diagnostic feedback emailed to the teacher.
Years: 3 & 5

NAPLAN Style Tests

Lessons explicitly teaching major topics of the English curriculum - reading, writing and oral language - all with classroom activities.
Years: F-6

Specialised English Lessons (SEL)


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