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Teachers' Books

Frances Mackay has written over 90 educational resource books for teachers. Her books have been published in the UK and Australia by publishers such as Scholastic, Oxford University Press, Folens, Parragon, Blake Education and Pascal Press.

 

Some of the older titles may be out of print, but you can find out more by contacting the publisher direct.

Book cover Targeting Homework by Frances Mackay
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Currently these books are available direct from Pascal Press or from Big W and Booktopia.

Review:

In 2 weeks, I got a clear picture of my son’s understanding of English and Maths and we rectified all problem areas for Term 1. His ability and confidence have soared. I use it in conjunction with Targeting Spelling. The colours and layout are much less boring to kids than the other brands.

Targeting Homework

9781925490282   TARGETING HOMEWORK,

YEAR 3, Pascal Press, 2018

 

9781925490299   TARGETING HOMEWORK,

YEAR 4, Pascal Press, 2018

 

9781925490305   TARGETING HOMEWORK,

YEAR 5, Pascal Press, 2018

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Gold Stars Wipe-clean series

9781474877848   ALPHABET, Parragon, 2017

9781474877862   WRITING, Parragon, 2017

9781474877855   READING, Parragon, 2017

9781474877879   NUMBERS, Parragon, 2017

Currently available from KMart and Amazon

Review of Numbers book:

My 4 year old loves this book! This has made learning fun with all the diverse activities.

Book cover Writing Centres Imaginative texts by Frances Mackay
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Writing Centres Imaginative Texts

9781925269819    WRITING CENTRES, Imaginative Texts,

Lower Primary, Blake Education, 2016

Writing Centres Persuasive Texts

9781925269840    WRITING CENTRES, Persuasive Texts,

Lower Primary, Blake Education, 2016


Book cover Australian History Centres by Frances Mackay
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Australian History Centres

9781925076639    Australian History Centres,

Lower Primary, Blake Education, 2016


9781925076646    Australian History Centres,

Middle Primary, Blake Education, 2016


9781925076653    Australian History Centres,

Upper Primary, Blake Education, 2016

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Gold Stars

9781472392367    GOLD STARS AGES 4-5, Maths, Parragon, 2015


9781474801836    GOLD STARS AGES 4-5, English, Parragon, 2015


9781474801843    GOLD STARS AGES 4-5, Handwriting Practice, Parragon, 2015

9781474801874    GOLD STARS AGES 4-5, Ready For School Big Workbook, Parragon, 2015

Review of Maths:

Got this book for our son who had very little time for numbers, until getting this book! Nice simple but fun activities and not to much on each page. He loves getting a gold sticker at the end of each page and uses the poster as a number line to work out our own sums.

Book cover Always Last by Frances Mackay
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On The Ball

9781781276976    ON THE BALL, Always Last, Ransom Publishing Ltd, 2014


9781781276983    ON THE BALL, Goal Shoot, Ransom Publishing Ltd, 2014


9781781276990    ON THE BALL, The Team, Ransom Publishing Ltd, 2014


9781781277003    ON THE BALL, Matt, Ransom Publishing Ltd, 2014


9781781277010     ON THE BALL, First Match, Ransom Publishing Ltd, 2014


9781781277027     ON THE BALL, The Champions, Ransom Publishing Ltd, 2014

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Book cover World Watch by Frances Mackay
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World Watch

9780199064120    WORLD WATCH: SOCIAL STUDIES FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS, Skills Book 3, Oxford University Press, 2013


9780199064137    WORLD WATCH: SOCIAL STUDIES FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS, Skills Book 4, Oxford University Press, 2013


9780199064144    WORLD WATCH: SOCIAL STUDIES FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS, Skills Book 5, Oxford University Press, 2013


9780199064076    WORLD WATCH: SOCIAL STUDIES FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS, Pupil Book 3, Oxford University Press, 2013


9780199064083    WORLD WATCH: SOCIAL STUDIES FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS, Pupil Book 4, Oxford University Press, 2013


9780199064090    WORLD WATCH: SOCIAL STUDIES FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS, Pupil Book 5, Oxford University Press, 2013

Book cover English Lesson Starters by Frances Mackay
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View & Do English Lesson Starters

9781921631887    VIEW & DO ENGLISH LESSON STARTERS 1, Blake Education, 2011


9781921631894    VIEW & DO ENGLISH LESSON STARTERS 2, Blake Education, 2011


9781921631900    VIEW & DO ENGLISH LESSON STARTERS 3, Blake Education, 2011

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Activity Pads

NUMBERS, activity pad, Autumn Publishing, 2010


COLOURS AND SHAPES, activity pad, Autumn Publishing, 2010


DOODLE AND LEARN, activity pad, Autumn Publishing, 2010


FRENCH VOCABULARY, activity pad, Autumn Publishing, 2010

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Science Comprehension & Writing

9781921852084    SCIENCE COMPREHENSION AND WRITING RESPONSE CENTRES, Lower Primary, Blake Education, 2012


9781921852091     SCIENCE COMPREHENSION AND WRITING RESPONSE CENTRES, Middle Primary, Blake Education, 2012


9781921852107     SCIENCE COMPREHENSION AND WRITING RESPONSE CENTRES, Upper Primary, Blake Education, 2012

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Book cover No Fuss Science by Frances Mackay

No Fuss Science

9780439965521     NO FUSS SCIENCE AGES 5-7, Scholastic, 2006


9780439965538    NO FUSS SCIENCE AGES 7-11, Scholastic, 2006

Book cover Story Writing Scaffolds by Frances Mackay
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Writing Scaffolds

1904307264   STORY-WRITING SCAFFOLDS: TEACHER’S GUIDE YEAR 3, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2003


1904307272    STORY-WRITING SCAFFOLDS: RESOURCE BOOK YEAR 3, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2003

1905390262    STORY-WRITING SCAFFOLDS: TEACHER’S GUIDE YEAR 1, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2006


1905390270    STORY-WRITING SCAFFOLDS: TEACHER’S GUIDE YEAR 2, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2006
 

9781921367571    NON-FICTION WRITING SCAFFOLDS MIDDLE PRIMARY BOOK 2, Blake Education, 2008 (co-author)
 

Book cover Numbers CD-ROM by Frances Mackay

My First CD-ROM

0752586947    MY FIRST CD-ROM: NUMBERS, Parragon, 2002

Older series:

The Football Kit

190223989X    FOOTBALL FACTS AND FIGURES, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2001


1902239873    FOOTBALL FACTS AND FIGURES RESOURCE BOOK, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2001


1902239903    THE HISTORY OF FOOTBALL, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2001


1902239865    HISTORY OF FOOTBALL RESOURCE BOOK, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2001

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Developing Literacy Skills Through Science/ Geography

90223927X     DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS THROUGH SCIENCE: KS1, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2000 (co-author)


1902239288    DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS THROUGH SCIENCE: KS2 Y3/4, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2000 (co-author)


1902239296    DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS THROUGH SCIENCE: KS2 Y5/6, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2000 (co-author)

1902239784    DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS THROUGH GEOGRAPHY: KS1, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2001 


1902239806    DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS THROUGH GEOGRAPHY: KS2 Y5/6, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2001 
 

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1902239415    DEVELOPING ICT SKILLS: YEAR 2, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 1999


1902239423    DEVELOPING ICT SKILLS: YEAR 3, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 1999

1902239431    DEVELOPING ICT SKILLS: YEAR 4, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2000


190223944X    DEVELOPING ICT SKILLS: YEAR 5, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2000


1902239458    DEVELOPING ICT SKILLS: YEAR 6, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 2000 (co-author)

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Developing Literacy Skills

1902239016    DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS: USING STORIES KS2 Y3/4, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 1998
 

1902239008    DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS: USING STORIES KS2 Y5/6, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 1998
 

1902239040    DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS: USING NON-FICTION KS2 Y3/4, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 1998
 

1902239059    DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS: USING NON-FICTION KS2 Y5/6, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 1998

1902239121      DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS: USING POETRY KS1, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 1999
 

190223913X     DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS: USING POETRY KS2 Y3/4, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 1999
 

1902239148     DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS: USING POETRY KS2 Y5/6, Hopscotch Educational Publishing Ltd, 1999
 

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