alphabetABC Reading Eggs
– focuses on a core reading curriculum of skills and strategies essential for sustained reading success. From Blake eLearning

Learn to read
– interactive phonics activities. From Starfall Education


Aesop’s fables
– audio retelling of Aesop’s fables. From BBC

Dreaming Stories

Aboriginal Australia Art and Cultural Centre Alice Springs – The Dreamtime
– describes the meaning of the Dreamtime and a downloadable Dreamtime chart

Dreaming stories online video
– videos of Aboriginal dreaming stories. Includes Tiddalick the Frog, Biladurang the Platypus, Girawu the Goanna, Mirram the Kangaroo and Warreen the Wombat

Dust echoes: ancient stories, new voices
– twelve animated Indigenous stories from Central Arnhem Land. From ABC


Sadler, R 2007, Secret messages, photograph, Flickr, accessed 27 April 2013, <>, Creative Commons license: <>.

Sofi 2009, Little Red Riding Hood by Isabel Naftel, illustration, Flickr, accessed 27 April 2013, <>, Creative Commons license: <>.

Teacher resources

ABC Splash!
– Watch, Listen, Play. English resources to support the Australian Curriculum. From ABC

Australian Curriculum : English

Literacy and English
– teaching materials, support and professional development to help improve literacy outcomes in the classroom. From Victorian State Government, Education and Training

P-10 English Sample Assessments
– units of work and resources to support the Australian English Curriculum. From Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Reading Australia
– educational resources for teachers using Australian texts within the framework of the Australian Curriculum. The units include curriculum codes, sample classroom and assessment activities

– digital resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum


Schiro, S 2014Girl readingPhotographPixabay, viewed 10 April 2021, <>.