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Inanimate Alice: digital assets

This is a rich collection of downloadable digital resources relating to the ‘Alice in Australia’ photo stories, designed for use in student activities. For each episode in the series the resources include: versions of the story that can be printed in full or with only pictures or words so that students can write or draw ...

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Inanimate Alice episode 1: China

Inanimate Alice is a multimodal text that uses audio, animation and interactive elements to tell a story about a girl who is growing up in the early years of the 21st century. In episode 1, Alice is living with her parents in a remote region of northern China when her father goes missing.

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Inanimate Alice episode 2: Italy

Inanimate Alice is a multimodal text that uses audio, animation and interactive elements to tell a story about a girl who is growing up in the early years of the 21st century. In episode 2, Alice is separated from her parents while they are on a skiing holiday in Italy.

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Inanimate Alice episode 3: Russia

Inanimate Alice is a multimodal text that uses audio, animation and interactive elements to tell a story about a girl who is growing up in the early years of the 21st century. In episode 3, Alice and her parents are living in Russia; Alice hides in her cupboard while her parents argue with some angry strangers in the next room.

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Inanimate Alice episode 4: hometown

Inanimate Alice is a multimodal text that uses audio, animation and interactive elements to tell a story about a girl who is growing up in the early years of the 21st century. In episode 4, Alice finds herself trapped on top of a building when a staircase collapses.

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Inanimate Alice digital resources: Tilly and Brad

This is a rich collection of downloadable digital resources relating to the 'Alice in Australia' photo story 'Tilly and Brad', designed for use in student activities. The resources provide a version of the story in graphic-novel slideshow style, which can be printed in full or with only pictures or only words so that students ...

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Inanimate Alice digital resources: buried treasure

This is a rich collection of downloadable digital resources relating to the 'Alice in Australia' photo story 'Buried treasure', designed for use in student activities. The resources provide a version of the story in graphic-novel slideshow style, which can be printed in full or with only pictures or only words so that students ...

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Inanimate Alice digital resources: modern art

This is a rich collection of downloadable digital resources relating to the 'Alice in Australia' photo story 'Modern art', designed for use in student activities. The resources provide a version of the story in graphic-novel slideshow style, which can be printed in full or with only pictures or only words so that students ...

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Inanimate Alice digital resources: broken things

This is a rich collection of downloadable digital resources relating to the 'Alice in Australia' photo story 'Broken things', designed for use in student activities. The resources provide a version of the story in graphic-novel slideshow style, which can be printed in full or with only pictures or only words so that students ...

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Inanimate Alice suggested activities: Tilly and Brad

This is a one-page document with suggested literacy activities for students and relates to 'Tilly and Brad', the first 'Alice in Australia' photo story. It includes questions and prompts to engage students in personal reflection, discussion and research linked to the story's content and setting, and also focuses on ways ...

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Inanimate Alice suggested activities: buried treasure

This is a one-page document with suggested literacy activities for students and relates to 'Buried treasure', the second 'Alice in Australia' photo story. It provides questions and prompts to engage students in personal reflection, discussion, research and creative responses linked to the storyline and the settings of Dampier ...

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Inanimate Alice suggested activities: modern art

This is a one-page document with suggested literacy activities for students relating to 'Modern art', the third 'Alice in Australia' photo story. It provides questions and prompts to engage students in personal reflection, discussion, writing and other creative responses linked to the story's content and text features. ...

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Inanimate Alice suggested activities: broken things

This is a one-page document with suggested literacy activities for students relating to 'Broken things', the fourth 'Alice in Australia' photo story. It provides questions and prompts to engage students in oral work including storytelling and debate, research about other countries, and a variety of creative responses. One ...

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Inanimate Alice photo story 5: homework

This is multimodal text - Alice’s creative writing homework (self-graded A++) that combines short chunks of handwritten text with drawings and photos. The third-person narrative is about an adventure that Alice imagines involving her digitally created ‘friend’ Brad, and her neighbour’s delightful dog Tilly, while Alice ...

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Inanimate Alice photo story 12: no goodbyes

This is a multimodal text that imaginatively combines short chunks of print with photos and other visual elements such as drawings and emoticons. In this story the time has finally come for Alice and her parents to leave Melbourne. At first Alice prefers to hide, with Tilly the dog for comfort, rather than pack her things ...

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Inanimate Alice suggested activities: homework

This is a one-page document with suggested activities for students and relates to 'Homework', the fifth 'Alice in Australia' photo story. It provides questions and prompts to engage students in group activities and research relating to the story's homework theme, and also includes discussion and creative writing ideas focusing ...

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Inanimate Alice suggested activities: game play

This is a one-page document with suggested activities for students and relates to 'Game play', the sixth 'Alice in Australia' photo story. Students investigate the popularity of computer games in the class and have a discussion and debate about their value. They are also encouraged to explore a range of websites to further ...

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Inanimate Alice suggested activities: an audio story

This is a one-page document with suggested activities relating to 'An audio story', the seventh 'Alice in Australia' photo story. Students write and record an audio story incorporating the sounds that Alice and her friends collect for a similar task. Additional activities focus on how to use podcasts to share sound recordings ...

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Inanimate Alice suggested activities: the best journey

This is a two-page document with suggested student activities relating to 'The best journey', an 'Alice in Australia' photo story that focuses on a planned trip to Antarctica. Activities include discussion about visual and language features of the text, and research about travelling to Antarctica that students can draw ...

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Inanimate Alice pedagogy project: lesson plans and education resource pack

This document comprises lesson plans, student resources and assessment activities that accompany the Inanimate Alice series of digital curriculum resources. Inanimate Alice uses audio, animation and interactive elements to tell stories about a girl who is growing up in the early years of the 21st century.