Teaching Guides for O'Brien Press Books


TeachingGuides.gif O'Brien Press Teaching Guides are valuable classroom assets offering specific Professional Development support to guided reading in the classroom.

All O'Brien Press Teaching Guides are available exclusively online, and can be accessed and downloaded FREE of charge.

Teaching Guides provide a valuable resource to teachers including:

  • Overviews of the major themes addressed in O'Brien Press novels
  • Section summaries
  • Suggestions for development activities
  • Advice for themed integration across the curriculum, and much more

This support will facilitate planning and provide the teacher with the necessary concise overview to allow them to incorporate this element of literacy into a wider cross curriculum theme based approach to curriculum planning and delivery.


Please select the age level that you are interested in to get a list of available activity sheets and teaching ideas.

black_flagBlack Flag: Picture books and storytelling to read aloud

bridgesBridges: Multi-cultural books for a diverse world

blue_flagBlue Flag: For readers aged 10+

green_flagGreen Flag: For readers aged 12+. Young adult fiction