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A Bug Called Doug – Lesson Plan (Year 5-6)


Australian, Victorian and NSW Curriculum linked

Literacy, mathematics, art, music, science, STEM

Grade Levels
Year 5 and 6

Resource Type
10 week Lesson Plans, picture book study, coloured lesson activities

File Type
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PDF Acrobat

Product Description
This pack includes a creative and fun, 10 week picture book study based on the wonderfully Australian book ‘A Bug Called Doug, written by Chris Collin and illustrated by Megan Kitchin. Lessons plans are linked to the Australian, NSW and Victorian curriculum with all outcomes included. It includes two fun and exciting child-centred STEM activities and all blackline masters needed for the lessons.

Each lesson includes alphabetised appendices to use. Print and place in your class program ready to teach and simply sign and date for teacher registration purposes.

What’s Included – Fun Tasks and Activities to Print
Some lessons require preparation such as printing and laminating. Minimal craft materials are needed. The materials used are materials that can be found in most schools.

  • Lesson plans covering 10 weeks
  • Teacher Resource Booklet Format, includes page numbers
  • Includes Content Pages, resources and materials needed
  • Australian, NSW and Victorian Outcomes
  • Text Prediction
  • Questions and Inferring
  • Thesaurus and Silly Sentences
  • Haiku Poetry
  • Zines
  • Australian Vernacular
  • Newspaper Reports
  • Paintings and Postcards
  • STEM 1: Doug’s Balancing Act
  • STEM 2: Mikey’s Bedroom Diarama


Please remember that this purchase is intended for use in one classroom. If you intend on sharing with your colleagues please purchase additional licences. Thankyou.

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