A range of literacy foci are suggested across the suite of units to support student development of multiple science literacy skills and representational thinking.

Watch: Representations in primary science

Using literacy to differentiate primary science

This resource is designed to support teachers with multi-age classes, or a class with a range of abilities, to choose an alternative literacy focus suited to the skills and abilities of students.

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How is literacy embedded in Primary Connections curriculum units?

Primary Connections supports teachers to provide students with opportunities to develop literacy skills while learning about science. Use this resource to inform planning and for scope and sequencing. Student-friendly descriptions of each literacy focus are included.

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Using a Quality matrix

A quality matrix is a tool that supports student development of high quality science literacy representations and guides the feedback process.

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Good Science Books

Picture story books listed by topic.

A database of science picture books and informative texts, sorted by topic.