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(Updated on 17 July 2020)


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School Holiday Special | Literary Trivia | Learn About S.T.E.A.M. | Read and Craft | Read and Share | Decorate My Space  | Let’s be S.U.R.E.


School Holiday Special
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Literary Trivia
Uncover your reading interest and challenge your lit knowledge!

Reading Interest Profile (15 mins)
Not sure which type of books you enjoy reading most? Download and complete the Reading Interest Profile to find out!

Lower Secondary

Upper Secondary

Reading Challenge
Up your reading game by completing our very own Reading Challenge

POSB-NLB Kids’ Lit QuizTM Survival Kit and Literary Boot Camp Booklet (30 mins)
Want to put your literary knowledge to the test? Download the POSB-NLB Kids’ Lit QuizTM Survival Kit and Literary Boot Camp booklet to see how much you know!

S1

Survival Kit

Literary Boot Camp

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Learn about S.T.E.A.M.
Discover the joy of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (S.T.E.A.M.) through these activities.

DIY Tweens Packages (30 mins)
Problem-solve through do-it-yourself activities. Simply follow the instructions and have fun!

S1-S2

Tweens Lab Mag (1 hour) 
Cool, creative, out-of-this world ideas and easy DIY projects on STEAM topics and activities for you to complete. Download the issues below!

Issue #1 here
Issue #2 here
Issue #3 here

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Read and Craft
Pick a short read and create a story-based craft.

PopReads! (20 mins)
Help students relate to books based on STELLAR themes to their everyday lives with engaging discussions and activities! Download these activity sheets and make reading come alive!

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Read and Share
Share your thoughts on your favourite reads and intriguing book excerpts.

Read Reap Write (30 mins)
Students explore how stories relate to the world around them through a series of engaging discussions and activities. By reading and reflecting on thought-provoking extracts from great books, students will be encouraged to think critically and draw parallels between what is described in the extracts and their real-life experiences.

S1 – S2

shortstoriesandradioplaysofsrajaratnamTitle: Short Stories and Radio Plays of S. Rajaratnam
Author: S. Rajaratnam
Call Number: SING RAJ

RRW Secondary Short Stories & Radio Plays of S. Rajaratnam Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary Short Stories & Radio Plays of S. Rajaratnam Facilitator’s Guide

 

 

 

Hatchet

Title: Hatchet
Author: Gary Paulsen
Call Number: Y PAU

RRW Secondary Hatchet Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary Hatchet Facilitator’s Guide

 

 

S3 – S4

50 stories of my life_SR NATHANTitle: S R Nathan: 50 stories from my life
Author: S. R. Nathan
Call Number: J SING 959.5705092 NAT

RRW Secondary S R Nathan 50 Stories from my Life Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary S R Nathan 50 Stories from my Life Facilitator’s Guide

 

 

&WordsTitle: &Words: Poems Singapore and Beyond
Edited by: Edwin Thumboo
Call Number: Y SING S821 WOR

RRW Secondary &Words Poems Singapore and Beyond Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary &Words Poems Singapore and Beyond Facilitators Guide

 

 

 

Viridian_SusanGatesTitle: Viridian
Author: Susan Gates
Call Number: Y GAT

RRW Secondary Viridian Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary Viridian Facilitator’s Guide

 

 

 

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Decorate My Space
Print out and put up these eye-catching posters and entertaining activities!

Posters (5 mins)

Recommended genre posters for Lower Secondary
Click on the links below to download the posters

Fantasy

Horror

Thriller 

Science Fiction

Realistic Fiction

Recommended genre posters for Upper Secondary
Click on the links below to download the posters

Fantasy

Horror

Thriller 

Science Fiction

Realistic Fiction

 

Activities (30 mins)
Suggested activities to liven up reading corners everywhere!

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Learn To Be S.U.R.E.
Are you savvy enough to face the pitfalls of the internet? Get SURE-vival tips through these S.U.R.E. (Source Understand Research Evaluate) activities!

EYEYAH! You S.U.R.E. or not? (20 min)
Explore the world wide web with these activity sheets from EYEYAH!
Bonus: Print them out or take a screenshot with your phone to colour the black and white versions in!

How much e-waste can you spot? (b&w)

How much e-waste can you spot? (colour)

Head in the Clouds (b&w)

Head in the Clouds (colour)

Did you know…(b&w)

Did you know…(colour)

What do you do online? (b&w)

What do you do online? (colour)

The above activity sheets are courtesy of EYEYAH!

S.U.R.E. Toolkit (45 min)
Get tips on how to be online savvy and combat fake news through insightful activities, based on the four basic S.U.R.E. skills: Source, Understand, Research and Evaluate.

Sec 1 – Sec 2

Fake News #1

SURE Infographic

SURE Toolkit Activity Sheet
SURE Toolkit Map

Fake News #2

Activity Sheet

SURE-vivor Booklet

For more great information literacy resources, click here!

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