The magic continues with this original, ever popular series
Sunshine Classics continues to be one of Australia’s most loved and successful literacy programs. These books have been tried and tested over the years and have been used to teach children from all around the world to read and to develop a love of reading.
- Over 300 fiction and non-fiction titles
- Levels 1 to 30 for emergent to fluent readers
- All titles available in print and digital formats
- Free teaching notes and professional development videos
This is where the magic is – in the wonderful stories that make Sunshine Classics the books of choice for students and teachers. The fiction titles engage all students with loveable characters, fun and imaginative storylines and a dose of humour. Key series author, Joy Cowley, has created timeless stories that students love to read. The non-fiction texts in Sunshine Classics cover a wide range of interesting topics with the information easily accessible.
All of the Sunshine Classics titles are available as e-books on the Sunshine Classics website or app. The digital versions can be used on a large screen such as an interactive whiteboard or TV for SHARED READING. On iPads, the program can be used for GUIDED READING and students can access the program at home or in class using computers and iPads for INDEPENDENT READING.
Free Guided Reading Lesson Plans are available to download from the Sunshine Classics website. These notes are clearly written and provide explicit teaching with a focus on the skill areas of comprehension, vocabulary, fluency and writing.
Demonstration literacy lessons using Sunshine Classics are provided through FREE videos. These videos show Australian teachers working with their students and modelling different teaching approaches such as:
• SHARED READING
• GUIDED READING
• RECIPROCAL READING
• READING INTERVENTION