Touchdown delivers a rich array of texts, allowing capable readers (11+ years) to explore the exciting world of literature. Touchdown prepares readers as they transition into secondary school with a sophisticated and accessible range of texts supporting them on their English journey.
Stories and storytelling encourage our readers to discover and engage with the world through words and illustration. Touchdown is an essential literacy learning resource in schools, as attested by our growing legion of subscribers.
Feature articles in Touchdown showcase the very best in writing and graphic design to bring a diverse and accessible range of topics to life for our readers. Touchdown feature articles enable readers to explore topics that fascinate, excite and delight them.
Poetry carefully crafted to charm, intrigue, surprise and challenge your Touchdown readers has been a hallmark of The School Magazine’s Touchdown level since its first edition was published. Written by leading Australian and international poets, Touchdown’s lavishly illustrated poetry is guaranteed to engage and delight children everywhere.
Where else can you find plays that are age-appropriate, entertaining and easy to perform in a classroom? From learning about the conventions of scripts, to acting, set production and casting, Touchdown’s plays provide a huge range of opportunities for learning. Most importantly, kids love them! On with the show!
Touchdown promotes active learning through a wide range of puzzles and activities. From find-a-words to science experiments and recipes, Touchdown’s activities are well designed, perfectly suited to their readership, and of course so Touchdown readers have fun while they learn.
Touchdown Teaching Guide
Every issue of Touchdown has an accompanying Teaching Guide packed full of curriculum-linked lesson plans and worksheets. Touchdown’s Teaching Guides are a simple and powerful way to make the most of every magazine.Find out more on the Teaching Guides.
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