The Early Theme Series is a selection of popular themes with each blackline master covering major curriculum areas within a language framework. To enhance teacher direction, detailed program overviews have been provided at the front of this book.
these blackline masters develop skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing and spelling
main teaching elements of language are covered at least once per week
can be followed as a series of whole-class activities or the class can be divided into five groups which rotate daily through the five activities during a week
group leaders can include teacher assistants, parent helpers, student teachers, work experience students or upper primary student helpers
enables teachers to respond to identified needs and provides relevant strategies to improve learning outcomes for students in their development as independent learners