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Grade 5 Magazine - What's Buzzing? (Issue 1)

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 24 pages | Grades: 5

A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically designed for Grade 5 students.

Liven up your reading small group rotations or guided reading groups with Teach Starter’s beautifully designed and highly informative magazine, What’s Buzzing?.

The magazine’s content has been specifically written for Grade 5 students. It uses age-appropriate vocabulary as well as a variety of different text types to address a wide range of relevant and engaging topics. The articles contained within the magazine directly relate to learning areas such as Science, History, Geography, Fine Arts, and PE.

Some of the highlights of this issue include:

  • “The Loudest Sound in the World” (narrative)
  • “How to Make a Twirling Spinner” (procedural)
  • “Species Snapshot – Narwhals” (informational)
  • “Earth Watch – From Fires to Flooding” (expository)
  • “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body – What’s Your Sport? (comic).

Task Cards

Five sets of task cards addressing the areas of writing, language, comprehension, reading strategies, and higher-order thinking skills have been developed to support and complement the magazine’s content. Download the What’s Buzzing? Task Cards.

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Grade 5 Magazine - "What's Buzzing?" (Issue 1) Task Cards

A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 5 magazine.

Teach Starter Publishing30 pagesGrade: 5

For more information on this amazing teaching resource, read Ali’s blog (NEW) Grade 5 Magazine – What’s Buzzing?

Digital version

If you are looking to save time, ink, and paper, you can display a digital version of the magazine on your interactive whiteboard or one-to-one device using our online flip-book.

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Print version


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