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Phillip Callen

Phil is currently teaching at Blair Athol North School in Adelaide, South Australia. He supports students and teachers in literacy, multi media, and the arts

Recent posts from Phillip Callen

  • Question Answer Response - Resource Sheets

    Posted by Phillip Callen

    Included in this resource 'Question Answer Response - Resource Sheets' are:  4 Question Types Right There Questions Think and Search Questions Author and You Questions On My Own Question These tips/prompts are featured on our Teacher's Toolkit for Literacy podcast, episode 23. Enjoy!

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  • Standardised Tests - Preparing Students

    Posted by Phillip Callen

    Included in this resource pack 'Standardised Testing - Preparing Students' is: NAPLAN/PatR reading tips for helping students do their best on multiple choice questions NAPLAN/PatR reading top 10 suggestions for embedding test-taking skills into the Reading Program NAPLAN/PatR reading prompts to teach readers how to find specific information in texts...

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  • Reading Comprehension Prompts: Flip Chart Yrs 3-4 and Yrs 5-6

    Posted by Phillip Callen

    Reading Comprehension Prompts: Finding Specific Information in Texts, Yrs 3-4 and Yrs 5-6 This flip chart resource has a focus on 'Good Readers Find Specific Information in Texts.' It can be enlarged to A3 and made into a handy chart for easy reference and display to students. Purpose: To support...

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  • The Teacher's Toolkit for Literacy

    Posted by Phillip Callen

    The Teacher’s Tool Kit For Literacy is the free podcast for motivated teachers and school leaders who want the latest tips, tricks and tools to inspire their students and school community in literacy learning.  Literacy experts and founders of Cue Learning, Sharon and Phil Callen, along with their special guests,...

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  • New Writer's Workshop Planning Packs!

    Posted by Phillip Callen

    The Writer's Workshop Unit Planning Pack is everything you need for effective, high impact planning in writing. Download a pack for each year level from Foundation to Year 6. Each pack includes: Notes to guide you through each of the 9 steps in the planning process F-6 Australian Curriculum: English...

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