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VCOP Gang A3 Poster Set

VCOP Gang A3 Poster Set

Price: $25.00

5 piece set of Gloss Art - Mat Laminated - A3 Posters - including all 4 characters & gang poster. + character story.

Visual displays that help integrate VCOP into the classroom.
Help bring the VCOP elements to life with these characters.

VCOP Gang A7 Goal Setting Card Set

VCOP Gang A7 Goal Setting Card Set

Price: $12.95

17 card set of Gloss Art - Mat Laminated - A7 Card - including 4 cards of each element + ‘Gang’ overview card.

Used to help students work on the VCOP elements.
One side has the VCOP character, while the reverse has tips & strategies to help aid the student with their writing.

Vinny’s eXtreme Word Challenge

Vinny’s eXtreme Word Challenge

Price: $15.95

Teachers choose from 96 letters to create a word find board that students use to search for words and build their vocabularies. Based on the 9 letter anagram puzzles.

VCOP 4 Colour Highlighter Kit

VCOP 4 Colour Highlighter Kit

Price: $44.00

Kit contains 12 sets of 4 fluoro highlighters in the VCOP colours.
For use during the editing of Big Write. They allow students to identify and highlight the VCOP elements within their work, giving them the chance to up-level their writing.

VCOP Mini Bean Bag Set

VCOP Mini Bean Bag Set

Price: Birthday Special - $15.95

Normal price - $19.95

A 4 piece poly filled VCOP coloured canvas Mini Bean Bag set.

Easy tactile aid for your kinaesthetic and early years learners, and great for a multitude of literacy games and activities too.

Approx individual size is: 12cm (H) x 12cm (W)

Penny Punctuation 'Kung-Fu' Figurine

Penny Punctuation 'Kung-Fu' Figurine

Price: Birthday Special - $10.95

Normal price - $17.95

This 15cm hand painted resin figurine depicts Penny in her special green Gi posing in a 'ready stance' for Kung-Fu Punctuation.

(This makes a great class mascot or perhaps a prize for your class' weekly "Punctuation Master" to have on their table during Big Write.)

Penny 'Punctuation Master' Headband

Penny 'Punctuation Master' Headband

Price: Birthday Special - $5.95

Normal price - $9.95

A vibrant green satin headband measuring 6cm(w) x 1m(l) depicting Penny in her 'Kung-Fu Punctuation' ready stance.

With Punctuation Master printed in both lettering and characters on the front, this is an essential resource for any budding Kung-Fu Punctation Master!

Phonic (Whisper) Phones

Phonic (Whisper) Phones

Price: $6.00 each

Originally designed as a reading comprehension and spelling support tool, these phones are ideal for writing and editing time as well. Students only need to speak in a very low voice to be able to clearly hear their responses. By bringing the voice from the mouth, straight back to the ear, they help correct omissions of words, tense, fluency, and punctuation in writing when they read out their work into the phone.

Classroom Critters Set

Classroom Critters Set

Price: $30.00

Classroom critters are a great way to encourage students to express themselves before or during writing. Students are encouraged to tell their Classroom Critter the next part of their story before writing it down. The critters come in sets of 30 and include: 2x jar/box labels, adoption certificate templates, and 4 poems that cover- Editing, Writing, Social and Well Being, and a Quiet Classroom.

Cold Write Assessment Pack

Cold Write Assessment Pack

Price: eDownload $80.00 / USB stick $90.00

This document contains a detailed outline of the Cold Write test conditions for the 5 pieces required throughout the year, including the varied conditions required when running the test for students on the Foundation Level. These assessments will help schools monitor and track the student’s progress whilst using the Big Write & VCOP program.
Download available here: Cold Write Assessment Pack.

Big Write Games PC-CD Rom or VCOP Games PC-CD Rom

Big Write Games PC-CD Rom or VCOP Games PC-CD Rom

Price: $180.00 each

Each disc contains a variety of engaging interactive games to assist in developing student’s Big Write & VCOP strategies. Each game is differentiated for seamless use across all year levels.

Designed for use on Windows PCs, Data Projectors and IWBs. Includes site license for whole school use.

Compendium of Collective Nouns

Compendium of Collective Nouns

Price: $18.95

Collective nouns can often be used to describe a multitude of different groupings, and groups can often have a variety of collective nouns to choose from. Jen Skelly has researched and selected the collective noun that best suits the animals unique attributes. It is simplistically beautiful in both the content and the illustrations to help students learn collective nouns in a fun and clear way.

Up Level It! Card Game

Up Level It! Card Game

Price: 19.95

Each pack contains 88 cards, plus game play idea cards.

Up Level It is a fun and interactive way of building improved writing skills where, in this differentiated activity, children combine to convert basic and bland writing into outstanding text in just a few minutes.

Suitable for students of all ages.

Think Quick Card Game

Think Quick Card Game

Price: 19.95

Box contains 200 cards, plus instructions and game play idea cards.

Think Quick is a quick response literacy card game designed to encourage the practise of: Parts of Speech, Word Families, Grammar, and General Knowledge.

To suit ages 4 and up.

Classwords - The Vocabulary Game

Classwords - The Vocabulary Game

Price: $21.95

Each game contains 200 vocabulary cards, a 1 minute timer, and instructions for extension activities.

These games build vocabulary and critical thinking skills as students activate prior knowledge, use context clues, make inferences, and draw on vocabulary.

Available in Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 (also suit Yr7).

Animal Parade - Parts of Speech Game

Animal Parade - Parts of Speech Game

Price: $21.95

Each game contains 200 cards & instructions.

Develop your student's knowledge of parts of speech with this fun matching game. The pack contains 40 mini sets that will have the students trying to match the parts of speech cards to their example and discover the odd card out.

Pete The Cat - On The Go Games

Pete The Cat - On The Go Games

Price: $21.95

Includes 50 hole-punched cards and 2 rings for easy storage.

Each card in the set features a different game or activity. Games are simple enough for Pre-School, but engaging enough that even Grade 3's will be purrfectly happy to play too! A great set of activities to encourage student interaction, conversation, and connection.

Writing Center Task Cards

Writing Center Task Cards

Price: $18.95

2 sets in one!

This pack of 48 cards includes 24 task cards for responding to text. Great for guided reading, as well as 24 quick-fire writing tasks to get the students warmed up.

Speaking & Listening Task Cards

Speaking & Listening Task Cards

Price: $18.95

Easc set contains 2 storage rings, a teacher's guide, and 48 double-sided cards to create 96 activities covering all of the Speaking and Listening standards for each grade level. The activities provide opportunities for individual research and presentations, as well as small-group and whole-class collaborative discussions.

Availaible in Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6.

Vocabulary Practice Cards

Vocabulary Practice Cards

Price: $18.95

This set of double sided cards highlights over 400 vocabulary words. The self checking format allows students to work on their definitions, prefixes, suffixes, homophones, antonyms, synonyms, idioms, compound words, and more.

Available in Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 (also suit Yr7).

Writing Conventions Practice Cards

Writing Conventions Practice Cards

Price: $18.95

These 40 double sided cards present NAPLAN style questions covering; spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and word usage. Each set includes 240 practice questions to get your students prepared for NAPLAN.

Available in Grades: 3, 5, or 6 (also suit Yr7).

Language Task Cards

Language Task Cards

Price: $18.95

Includes 48 double sided question task cards to help improve the language skills of students through spelling, grammar, and punctuation tasks. They would be an ideal quick warm up or reflection task to complement a lesson. They feature a large font and illustrations to help support and guide the student.

Available in Grades: Prep/1 or 1/2.

Vocabulary Task Cards

Vocabulary Task Cards

Price: $18.95

Includes 48 double sided question task cards to help improve the vocabulary skills of students. They would be an ideal quick warm up or reflection task to complement a lesson. They feature a large font and illustrations to help support and guide the student.

Available in Grades: Prep/1 or 1/2.

Writing Prompt Cards

Writing Prompt Cards

Price: $21.95

A vibrant set of 32 double sided writing prompt cards. Featuring a full colour photograph on one side, while the other explores a mix of 3 exciting narrative, descriptive, or persuasive writing prompts. Perfect for your Big Write sessions.

Available in Beginner level

Sight Words Splat Card Game

Sight Words Splat Card Game

Price: $21.95

Provides practice for 75 splat-tastic sight words. As the caller reads each sight word aloud, players scan the cards in front of them. If a player has a matching word, they say "SPLAT!" and flip the card over. The first player to flip over all of their cards wins. Three color-coded decks make it easy to adapt the game for one-on-one practice or multiple players. Includes 225 cards. For 2-6 players.

Available in Grades: Prep/1 or 1/2.

Word Waffle Vocabulary Game

Word Waffle Vocabulary Game

Price: $21.95

In this mouth-watering multiple-choice game, students must "waffle" between two answers. If they pick the correct answer to the vocabulary question, they keep all their waffle toppings; if not, they give half of their toppings back to the kitchen. An engaging way to reinforce vocabulary lessons.

Available in Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6.

Figurative Language Board Game

Figurative Language Board Game

Price: $34.95

Players read and answer story cards as they teach alien visitors about similes, metaphors, homonyms, heteronyms, and more.

Available in Grades: 2/3 or 3/4.

Vocabulary Building Board Game

Vocabulary Building Board Game

Price: $34.95

Players propel themselves through the solar system by correctly defining vocabulary words.

Available in Grades: 2/3 or 3/4.

Word Noodlers Board Game

Word Noodlers Board Game

Price: $34.95

Students use their noodles to rhyme, define, spell, and explore idioms, vocabulary, tenses, root words and more. Players can speak, write, choose, or act out answers.

Available in Grade 2/3 only.

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'Think Quick' is a rapid response liiteracy game designed to encourage the practise of: Parts of Speech, Word Families, Grammar, and General Knowledge.
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Now available for purchase are: Penny 'Kung-Fu' Figurines, Punctuation Master Headbands, and new VCOP Pillow Sets.

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  • "One of the most informative and practical professional development programs I have ever attended. Can use it straight away and can see how it will directly benefit student writing and my teaching."

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