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Are you looking for a book-based unit that is perfect for the first few weeks at school... or any time you want to encourage kids to try something new? "The Koala Who Could" is a beautiful story which explores the themes of developing the confidence to try new things. This unit has a strong vocabulary focus, while also exploring the narrative text structure.


With "The Koala Who Could", everything is done for you! This three-week unit comes complete with 15 lesson plans, printable resources and activity sheets! The resources provided can be used as stand-alone activities, or can be paired with the attached lesson plans. The lesson plans consist of a variety of activities, varying between 30 minutes to an hour. Shorter activities can be paired together, or longer activities can be spread out over multiple sessions.


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Over 30 pages includes:

  • 15 detailed lesson plans.

  • Comprehension questions.

  • Low-prep, engaging activities.

  • Koala craft and puppets.

  • Vocabulary cards (perfect for a word wall!).

  • Story structure cards and display headings.


Skills covered:

  • Strong vocabulary focus.

  • Story re-tell.

  • Compare and contrast.

  • Character traits.

  • Comprehension (literal, inferential and evaluative).

  • Narrative structure.

  • Making connections.

  • ...and more!



The Koala Who Could

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