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Bug Club

EPAA 2017- Best Primary Adaptation

An award-winning, blended literacy program for reading levels 1-30

Delivering clearly defined learning outcomes for Australian Curriculum: English

 


Explore the Bug Club series

 

Bug Club titles are available for reading levels 1 to 30, suitable for literacy learning for primary students in Foundation to Year 6.

Choose from over 380 expertly levelled fiction and non-fiction guided readers, plays, comics and graphic novels available in print and digital formats. Plus teach readers their phonemes, digraphs and trigraphs with 41 phonic readers and 26 phonic fiction readers.

Allocate eBooks on Bug Club Digital to students, utilise over 2,000 interactive activities that give students immediate feedback and enable them to earn rewards for games, while you are able to clearly track and report on students' reading progress.

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Teacher resources for Bug Club

Bug Club features for teachers

Educators are supplied with Australian Curriculum: English curriculum correlation charts, detailed guided reading notes and blackline masters for every guided reader, extension activities to challenge high achievers and fast finishers and more.

Bug Club teachers can access these resources online from the personalised teacher view of Bug Club Digital, or by using the printed teacher resource books for Emergent, Early, Fluent and Fluent Plus stages.


Please note the teacher resource books do not include support for the 104 books released in late 2013, or the 65 plays released in 2016. These can be found on Pearson Places' Teacher ProductLink. This site is free to access as a registered user. 


Curriculum correlation charts are provided for each stage (Emergent, Early, Fluent, Fluent Plus) and the Phonic Readers are available online on Pearson Places' Primary Teacher ProductLink. The charts cover all guided readers in the program and provide links to the content descriptions, general capabilities and learning areas for each title. 

Bug Club features for students

Whether using Bug Club as a printed resource or online, students love the Bug Club series for its highly engaging titles.

Bug Club Digital gives student's their own personalised home page which they can access in the classroom or at home from PC, Mac, iPad or Android tablet. Students can see their allocated books, answer quizzes embedded within the eBook and play games with coins earned from reading achievements – a strong incentive for even the most reluctant readers! 

Bug Club Resources for students
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Bug Club has the best characters!

Students develop their literacy skills in the company of many characters they already know and love from children's books, TV and film. Starring characters include Shaun the Sheep™, Angelina Ballerina™, Star Wars™, Wallace and Gromit™ and many more familiar faces.


 

Professional Development

Reading Success with Bug Club

By the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • maximise the potential of Bug Club print and digital in the classroom.
  • support literacy learning with Bug Club, using high impact teaching strategies.
  • use Bug Club effectively for various reading instruction methods.
  • use Bug Club for differentiation.
  • use Bug Club Digital to manage classes and allocate eBooks.
  • track and assess student progress using Bug Club Digital.
  • understand how students can get the most out of Bug Club at home

 

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Visit a school using Bug Club

  • Discover how Bug Club is actually used in a real classroom environment
  • Ask questions and get answers from teachers using Bug Club
  • Learn what students think about Bug Club
  • Share ideas for setting up, implementing and getting the most out of Bug Club in your school

Register your interest for events in ACT, NSW, SA, NT, QLD or TAS

 

 

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Literacy Webinars

Watch the webinar on Core Literacy for Years F-6.


This covers how to motivate students to read, and provides the foundations they need to progress in the acquisition of literacy skills where teachers can track student progress and student earn rewards.

 

 


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Explore the Bug Club books

 

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