Learning Resources

Our learning resources are designed to provide higher order thinking strategies and activities for all stories, poems, plays and articles within each magazine.

This month’s learning resources and accompanying worksheets are compiled into one downloadable PDF for each magazine for your convenience:

All learning resources for past issues are available in the table below. Depending on your subscription license, you can view them online, or download them as PDFs.

2022

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Issue 7 Aug
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A Knight for a Day For Teachers
Detective Dog and the Mystery of the Missing Hens For Teachers
The Fundraiser For Teachers
Invitation For Teachers
Possum For Teachers
Fearsome Fizmo For Teachers
Captain Ahab's Weird Wide World: Shopping on the Line For Teachers
Albert and Tiny Dot For Teachers
One Small Request For Teachers
Snow White and the Seven Sumo Wrestlers For Teachers
Lifeguard Dogs - to the Rescue For Teachers
My Ideas Are.... For Teachers
Swimming with Sharks: The Story of Valerie Taylor For Teachers
Emma Gray For Teachers
Blast Off 7, 2022 For Teachers
Countdown 7, 2022 For Teachers
Touchdown 7, 2022 Emagazines
Will Wonders Never Cease? Stone Cold Lightning For Teachers
My Dog is a Cat For Teachers
Orbit 7, 2022 For Teachers
How to Catch a Rainbow For Teachers
Little Otter's Great Escape For Teachers
Longbeard the Hairy Pirate For Teachers
The Power of Yeti For Teachers
Nancy's Fancy Dancing Ants For Teachers
In Camelgrot For Teachers
What is a Poem For Teachers
Hip Hip Hooray-It's Birthday Cake! For Teachers
How to Trick a Thief For Teachers
Space Pirates For Teachers
When Winds Blow Strong For Teachers
All About Aesop For Teachers
Sarah's Song For Teachers
Life Underground For Teachers
Dossier of Discovery: From Newspaper to Menagerie For Teachers
Disguise Depot For Teachers
The Cowardly Viking For Teachers
Elegance For Teachers
Sylphie's Squizzes: The Spanish Dollar For Teachers
Issue 6 Jul
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Cat-TV For Teachers
Stingers For Teachers
Funky Junk For Teachers
The Happy Monkeys and the Water Ogre For Teachers
Rat or Roo? For Teachers
Princess Paloma and the Pea Challenge For Teachers
Come and See the Dinosaurs For Teachers
Minty For Teachers
Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? For Teachers
Captain Ahab's Weird Wide World: Sing Along For Teachers
At the End of the Day For Teachers
Cicadas Got Talent For Teachers
Saving The World For Teachers
King Midas and the Whispering Grass For Teachers
Talking to the Wall For Teachers
Why My Name is Penny For Teachers
Sylphie's Squizzes - Composers Who Don't Know When To Stop. For Teachers
Alby and Me For Teachers
Now Ear This For Teachers
Bad Luck Benny For Teachers
Molly's Magic Garden For Teachers
The School Bus Robot For Teachers
Touchdown 6, 2022 For Teachers
The Heron For Teachers
Countdown 6, 2022 For Teachers
Blast Off 6, 2022 For Teachers
A Puzzling Tale: A Sticky Situation For Teachers
The Harbour Bridge Cats For Teachers
Dancing For Teachers
Day at the Zoo For Teachers
Orbit 6, 2022 For Teachers
Little Hikers For Teachers
Dossier of Discovery: Art of Stone For Teachers
The First Lighthouse For Teachers
Feeding the Eels For Teachers
The Missing Persons Case For Teachers
Lost and Found For Teachers
Coming Soon to a Dog Near You For Teachers
Monster Sale For Teachers
Will Wonders Never Cease? Falconry For Teachers
Issue 5 Jun
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Countdown 5, 2022 For Teachers
Touchdown 5, 2022 For Teachers
Orbit 5, 2022 For Teachers
Blast Off 5, 2022 Emagazines
Issue 4 May
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The Somewhat True Story of how the Sandwich Got Its Name For Teachers
Blast Off 4, 2022 For Teachers
Countdown 4, 2022 For Teachers
The Dragon For Teachers
Captain Ahab's Weird Wide World - A Coconut in the Mail For Teachers
The Rescue Dance For Teachers
Horses and the Dragons of the Sea For Teachers
Touchdown 4, 2022 For Teachers
Orbit 4, 2022 For Teachers
Frogman For Teachers
Sylphie's Squizzes: Golden Wheel Spiders For Teachers
Three...Two...One! For Teachers
A Visit to the Art Gallery For Teachers
Killer Colours For Teachers
Wicked Red Riding Hood For Teachers
Rainforest For Teachers
Earth Quest Four For Teachers
King Arthur's Special Delivery For Teachers
Pollywog For Teachers
A Friend for the Moon For Teachers
Solar Powered and The Sun ( a comparison activity) For Teachers
Will Wonders Never Cease? Ned in the Movies For Teachers
Dotty, the Monkeys and the Moon For Teachers
Bornean Bearded Pig For Teachers
Transformation For Teachers
The Art of Conversation For Teachers
Storm For Teachers
The Boy Who Cried Alf For Teachers
Alfred Nobel: Merchant of Death, Man of Peace For Teachers
What to Call a Dragon For Teachers
Stone the Crows For Teachers
Going Up in the World For Teachers
Dossier of Discovery: Music in a Different Key For Teachers
Just for Him For Teachers
Woof! For Teachers
Winter's Grey For Teachers
Animal Talk For Teachers
Something I Can Live With For Teachers
The Glorious Glossa For Teachers
Scarecrow For Teachers
I'm Not Afraid For Teachers
With the Sun on my Face For Teachers
The Hare and the Tortoise... and the Turtle. For Teachers
Issue 3 Apr
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Orbit 3, 2022 For Teachers
Touchdown 3, 2022 For Teachers
Blast Off 3, 2022 For Teachers
Countdown 3, 2022 For Teachers
Issue 2 Mar
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Making Perfect Scents Plays
Blast Off 2, 2022 For Teachers
Countdown 2,2022 For Teachers
Orbit 2, 2022 Emagazines
Touchdown 2, 2022 For Teachers
Super-Smell Fiction
Issue 1 Feb
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Touchdown 1, 2022 For Teachers
Orbit 1, 2022 For Teachers
Blast Off 1, 2022 For Teachers
Countdown 1, 2022 For Teachers

2021

Issue
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Issue 10 Nov
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Touchdown 10, 2021 Emagazines
Orbit 10, 2021 Emagazines
Blast Off 10, 2021 Emagazines
Countdown 10, 2021 Emagazines
Issue 9 Oct
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Touchdown 9, 2021 Emagazines
Orbit 9, 2021 Emagazines
Blast Off 9, 2021 Emagazines
Countdown 9, 2021 Emagazines
Issue 8 Sep
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Countdown 8, 2021 For Teachers
Blast Off 8, 2021 For Teachers
Orbit 8, 2021 For Teachers
Touchdown 8, 2021 For Teachers
Issue 7 Aug
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Touchdown 7, 2021 For Teachers
Orbit 7, 2021 For Teachers
Countdown 7, 2021 For Teachers
Blast Off 7, 2021 For Teachers
Issue 6 Jul
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Touchdown 6, 2021 For Teachers
Orbit 6, 2021 For Teachers
Blast Off 6, 2021 For Teachers
Countdown 6, 2021 For Teachers
Issue 5 Jun
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Countdown 5, 2021 Emagazines
Blast Off 5, 2021 Emagazines
Orbit 5, 2021 Emagazines
Touchdown 5, 2021 Emagazines
Issue 4 May
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Touchdown 4, 2021 Emagazines
Orbit 4, 2021 Emagazines
Countdown 4, 2021 Emagazines
Blast Off 4, 2021 Emagazines
Issue 3 Apr
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Blast Off 3, 2021 Emagazines
Orbit 3, 2021 Emagazines
Touchdown 3, 2021 Emagazines
Countdown 3, 2021 Emagazines
Issue 2 Mar
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Blast Off 2, 2021 Learning Resources Emagazines
Countdown 2, 2021 Emagazines
Orbit 2, 2021 Learning Resources Emagazines
Touchdown 2, 2021 Learning Resources Emagazines
Issue 1 Feb
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Countdown 1, 2021 Emagazines
Touchdown 1, 2021 Learning Resources Emagazines
Orbit 1, 2021 Learning Resources Emagazines
Blast Off 1, 2021 Learning Resources Emagazines

2020

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Issue 10 Nov
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The Rainy Season Fiction
Straight Out of Science Fiction Articles
Longing to Ride Fiction
Orbit 10, 2020 Articles
Touchdown 10, 2020 Articles
Countdown 10, 2020 Articles
Blast Off 10, 2020 Articles
Issue 9 Oct
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Orbit 9, 2020 Articles
Blast Off 9, 2020 Articles
Countdown 9. 2020 Articles
Touchdown 9, 2020 Articles
Issue 8 Sep
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Blast Off 8, 2020 Articles
Orbit 8, 2020 Articles
Countdown 8, 2020 Articles
Touchdown 8, 2020 Articles
I am still Anna Fiction
Issue 7 Aug
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Countdown 7, 2020 Articles
Touchdown 7, 2020 Articles
Orbit 7, 2020 Articles
Blast Off 7, 2020 Articles
Issue 6 Jul
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Blast Off 6, 2020 Articles
Touchdown 6, 2020 Articles
Countdown 6, 2020 Articles
Orbit 6, 2020 Articles
Talking to Tomorrow Fiction
Issue 5 Jun
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Countdown 5, 2020 Articles
Orbit 5, 2020 Articles
Blast Off 5, 2020 Articles
Touchdown 5, 2020 Articles
Issue 4 May
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Orbit 4, 2020 Articles
Blast Off 4, 2020 Articles
Touchdown 4, 2020 Articles
Countdown 4, 2020 Other
Issue 3 Apr
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Countdown 3, 2020 Other
Blast Off 3, 2020 Articles
Touchdown 3, 2020 Articles
Finding Out Fiction
Orbit 3, 2020 Articles
Issue 2 Mar
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Blast Off 2, 2020 Articles
Countdown 2, 2020 Other
Touchdown 2, 2020 Articles
Orbit 2,2020 Articles
Issue 1 Feb
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Robin Hood, the (Almost) true story (Blast Off 1, February 2020) Plays
Once Upon a Time (Countdown 1, February 2020) Fiction
Birds that cannot Fly (Countdown 1, February 2020) Articles
Blast Off 1, 2020 Articles
Countdown 1, 2020 Other
Touchdown 1, 2020 Articles
Orbit 1, 2020 Articles

2019

Issue
C ountdown
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Issue 10 Nov
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Missuk’s Snow Geese Fiction
Issue 9 Oct
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Waiting (Blast Off 9, October 2019) Fiction
Play with Your Words (Orbit 9, October 2019) Articles
Dragon in the Sky (Countdown 9, October 2019) Poems
Issue 8 Sep
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A History Through Chimneys (Touchdown 8, September 2019) Poems
Issue 5 Jun
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Jack Flash (Countdown 5, June 2019) Fiction
Fish Out of Water (Touchdown 5, June 2019) Fiction
Issue 4 May
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You Can Have Mine (Blast Off 4, May 2019) Fiction
A Train in Africa (Blast Off 4, May 2019) Articles
Issue 1 Feb
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Birthday Bob Other