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Strategies and Activities to Maximize Pleasurable Learning Experiences - SAMPLE



Shared Reading

What?Audio clip

Why?Audio clip

How?Audio clip

How to choose stories for shared reading?Audio clip

Advantages of using big books for shared readingAudio clip

Working out an overall plan

  • Identifying your learning targetsPDF
  • Writing your own overall planPDF
  • Exemplar plans: Identification of learning targets and objectivesPDF
  • Exemplar plans: Development of learning targets and objectivesPDF
  • Exemplar lesson plansPDF
  • Exemplar overall plansPDF
  • Other overall plansPDF
  • Learning targetsPDF
  • Learning objectivesPDF



  • Ice CreamPDF
  • It's Pink, I ThinkPDF
  • The Gingerbread ManPDF
  • The Little Red HenPDF


Development of Phonological Awareness

What is phonics?Audio clip

What is phonological awareness?Audio clip

Why is phonics taught?Audio  clip

When is phonics taught?Audio clip

How is phonics taught?PDF


Activities with Fun Elements


Common Activities


Last review date: 31 January 2019
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