The Literacy Shed -
How to use:
Simply click on a shed (eg. adventure shed) then choose a video title. Have your child watch the video then look at the teaching tips to help with questions and activities.
Pobble365 - http://www.pobble365.com/
How to use:
Starting with a weird, wonderful and/or thought provoking image, you will be inspired to write creatively. If the image itself doesn’t spark a thousand ideas, simply scroll down and use the activities we provide. Use them as they are or as a starting point for something even bigger. Begin with a discussion, answering the questions underneath the image; improve the ‘sick’ sentences that are given — a quick, simple and fun way to cover that grammar, punctuation or spelling objective; attack the sentence challenge either as new learning or a bit of revision and to finish with, create a short/extended story using the story starter provided.
SCPS Online Resources supporting Students
SCPS has paid subscriptions for the following online resources. Students are able to access these resources from personal laptops and devices at home.
World Book Online –
Username – scps1
Password – scps1
This also includes access to World Book Online Quizzes. This is a great research tool. The link is –
Also check on their link to the online Scavenger Hunts - https://www.worldbookonline.com/training/html/scavenger_hunts.htm
Students have been accessing their Student Portal during Library and class lessons. Students should know their DET usernames and passwords.
or search ‘det portal’.
Literacy Pro (Year 3 to 6)
This can be easily accessed by students logging into their DET portal and then going into Oliver Library from their home page. From Oliver they go to Orbit (top right hand corner). There is a direct link to Scholastic Learning Zone from there.
** If you log directly into Scholastic Learning Zone you will need to make sure you choose the country Australia. Our School Org Id is 7chc**
In literacy Pro students can access EBooks and quizzes linked to those EBooks by searching through the ‘search’ tab at the top of the page.
They will need to search by Ebooks and in my Lexile range. The lexile range refers to up to 50 above or 100 below their Lexile level.
The Ebooks consist of both Fiction and Non Fiction books.
Premiers Reading Challenge (Years 3 to 6)
(K-2 students complete the challenge as part of Library and classroom lessons)
Through their student portal students will be able to log books read.
This can be accessed easily on their Student Portal home page.
Storyline Online –
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books.
EPIC! – online stories