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Amazing Astronauts Home Safe and Sound is the name of a newspaper article that we learnt about by using a text map. A text map was used to help us learn the vocabulary and structure of newspaper reports through actions and pictures.


Once we had learnt the newspaper report, we used it as a base to innovate our own newspaper reports about someone (or something) going up into space. We really had fun writing our reports and were able to get our creativity flowing.


Here is an example of a class text map of the newspaper report:

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