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Go Facts - Science - Teaching Guide


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Go Facts Upper Primary: Science integrates science, reading and writing. These downloadable PDF resources are ideal for use as part of a literacy program, or during a science unit about one of the topics in the set.

This teaching guide includes teaching notes and student work sheets on reading and writing nonfiction for each title in Go Facts Upper Primary: Science. To teach the reading and writing of information reports systematically, work through the lessons in the order in which they are presented in each resource of the set.

This downloadable PDF resource takes readers on a walk through a basic understanding of biology, chemistry, physics and geology. 

The reading Nonfiction Lessons

The reading lessons in this guide are suitable for the whole class or a small group. They explicitly teach effective reading strategies for processing information reports. The teacher introduces the text and selects the teaching points, and then students read the text independently.

The Writing Nonfiction Lessons

By following up each reading lesson with one in writing nonfiction, students learn to use in their own writing the structures and strategies modelled in the Go Facts resources.


Teachers can use the Assessment Checklist to record a student’s progress in writing information reports by entering dates and/or comments. The work sheets provide opportunities for informal assessment throughout the lessons.

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