Free PDFs and Resources

Free PDFs and ResourcesHere are some resources I’ve created, many of which are licensed under Creative Commons (Attribution- Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Australia.) If a resource is copyright to Susan Stephenson, that means it is still available to teachers, librarians and parents to print out and use with kids/classes. None of my resources are¬†available for others to share, re-distribute, change or copy. If unsure, contact me via Contact, above right.

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  • Book Quiz for Children's Book Week 2016
    Children's Book Week Quiz
    This quiz is about a range of books. There are 20 questions, 10 general and 10 titles needing to be fixed.
  • How Many activity in black and white.
    How Many 1 (black and white)
    This is a Christmas-themed puzzle activity for kids in black and white.
  • How Many activity, in colour.
    How Many 2 (colour)
    This is a Christmas-themed puzzle activity for kids in colour
  • Bookmarks - Books light up our world.
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    Bookmarks for Children's Book Week 2015.
  • Light bulb template
    Lightbulb Template
    Lightbulb Template - books light up our world.
  • Connect to Reading bookmarks
    Connect to Reading Bookmarks
    Bookmarks for Children's Book Week 2015
  • Connect to Reading activity
    Connect to Reading Activity
    Free PDF to help kids make text connections.
  • Life Cycle activity
    Life Cycle activity
    Photographs of the green lipped tree frog in various stages of life.
  • Poem in Your Pocket activity
    Poem in your Pocket activity template
    Pockets can be decorated and glued to cardboard to hold poems for Poem in Your Pocket Day.
  • Activity for Jeremy
    Kookaburra Activity with the book, Jeremy
    A model for kids to use to make their own information report with photographs and dialogue bubbles.
  • Helping Children Infer
    An activity where kids need to infer from items in a backpack.
  • Literacy in the Playground
    Literacy in the Playground
    A look at clapping, skipping and other games played in the playgrounds of schools several years ago.
  • Name That Book - black and white
    Name That Book (black and white)
    Children's Book Week 2014 activity where children need to work out picture and cryptic clues to reveal book titles.
  • Name That Book - colour
    Name that Book (colour)
    Children's Book Week 2014 Activity in colour, where children need to work out picture and cryptic clues to reveal book titles.
  • Mystery Titles
    Mystery Titles
    Kids need to think outside the square to work out these book titles.
  • Fun with Fairy Tales Worksheet
    Fun with Fairy Tales worksheet for kids
    Creative and thinking activities for kids related to a fairy tale theme.
  • Fun with Fairy Tales
    Fun with Fairy Tales PDF booklet
    Lots of creative educational activities related to a fairy tale theme for kids. (Yr4 and up)
  • Reader's Theatre - The Three Little Pigs
    The Three Little Pigs by Susan Stephenson
    A script of the story of The Three Little Pigs, written to be performed by a whole class or smaller group, as a reader's theatre or play.
  • The Power of Being Punny activity
    Activity for kids to learn about puns and create some of their own
  • Secret Codes for Kids
    PDF booklet where kids can learn about codes and practise creating them.
  • Using Comic Editors with Kids
    Using Comic Editors with Kids
    Lots of information for educators who would like to use comic editors as a way of encouraging kids to tell a story,
  • Ideas for Children's Book Week 2013
    Ideas for Children's Book Week Australia 2013
    Lots of online resources for librarians and other educators who want to celebrate books and reading with kids.
  • Activity Booklet for Kids
    Activity Booklet for Kids - Read across the Universe
    Lots of educational activities for kids based on the theme, Read across the Universe
  • The Book Chook Cook Book
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  • Literacy Lava 1
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  • Literacy Lava 2
    Literacy Lava 2
    A magazine with multiple authors, writing about literacy and learning with kids.
  • Literacy Lava 3
    Literacy Lava 3
    A magazine with multiple authors, writing about literacy and learning with kids.
  • Literacy Lava 4
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  • Literacy Lava 5
    Literacy Lava 5
    A magazine with multiple authors, writing about literacy and learning with kids.
  • Literacy Lava 6
    Literacy Lava 6
    A magazine with multiple authors, writing about literacy and learning with kids.
  • Literacy Lava 7
    Literacy Lava 7
    A magazine with multiple authors, writing about literacy and learning with kids.
  • Literacy Lava 8
    Literacy Lava 8
    A magazine with multiple authors, writing about literacy and learning with kids.
  • Literacy Lava 9
    Literacy Lava 9
    A magazine with multiple authors, writing about literacy and learning with kids.