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Engaging with poetry - odes

This resource focuses on a selection of odes. Students have the opportunity to learn about how language forms and features of odes, how composers use language, rhythm and imagery to engage their audience and the ways in which imaginative texts can explore and express emotion and feeling. Students have the opportunity to ...

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Samuel Wagan Watson

This sequence of videos is an interactive resource for Stage 4/5 English and or Stage 4/5 Aboriginal Studies. It assists students to develop knowledge and understanding about Indigenous cultures of Australia. Students will respond to the poet, his texts, and at least one other Aboriginal poet, as well as composing at least ...

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Lights, camera, action: editing

Explore how editing helps to tell a story in films. Learn words used to describe transitions and time span of scenes. See how the order of scenes and type of transitions can affect the flow, set a mood and keep an audience interested. Look at ways to create feelings such as excitement, humour or fear. For example, a 'fade-in' ...

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Lights, camera, action: lighting

Explore how lighting effects are used in films to tell a story. Learn words used to describe light levels and lighting effects. See how combinations of lighting can hide or reveal things, set a mood and influence audience feelings. Look at ways to create feelings such as excitement, humour or fear. For example, dim lighting ...

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Secondary English: collaboration

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'collaboration' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers provide students with opportunities ...

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Engaging with poetry - modern poems

This resource focuses on modern poetry from a range of contemporary source. Students have the opportunity to learn about how language forms and features of a selection of modern poems. They explore how composers use language, rhythm and imagery to engage their audience and the ways in which imaginative texts can explore ...

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Languages online: Indonesian section 18: writing letters

This set of four interactive activities from the Languages online resource introduces students to the words, culturally appropriate expressions and structures required to address envelopes correctly and write simple letters, including letters to penpals. Also included is practice in identifying the postal address of letters ...

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Australia's Muslim Cameleers

This website documents the significant role of the Muslim Cameleers in the exploration and colonisation of inland Australia during the late 19th century

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Tristan Bancks

This resource is a series of videos featuring writer Tristan Bancks talking about his writing. Related resources and teaching notes are included.

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Tara June Winch

This resource is a series of videos featuring writer Tara June Winch talking about her writing and book 'Swallow the Air'. Related resources and teaching notes are included.

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Letter Link: let's write a letter

This website from Australia Post provides a range of student and teacher resources on different forms of letter writing. The student section provides step-by-step guides that detail how to write and structure personal and business letters and how to address envelopes. Each section is supported with a online interactive ...

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Finders keepers: level 1

Move through a 3D house in search of hidden treasure. Collect clues along the way by answering multiple-choice questions about everyday texts, such as a postcard, a TV guide, an advertising poster and an email message. Earn useful objects and break the code that protects the hidden treasure. Identify language and organisational ...

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Finders keepers: level 3

Move through a 3D house in search of hidden treasure. Collect clues along the way by answering multiple-choice questions about everyday texts, such as a postcard, a TV guide, an advertising poster and an email message. Earn useful objects and break the code that protects the hidden treasure. Identify language and organisational ...

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Zou ba! Television: favourite programs

Explore the Chinese words for types of television programs such as sci-fi, sports and game shows. Find out how to ask others about the television programs they like to watch. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

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Zou ba! Television: program schedules

Find out how to ask and answer questions about which type of program is on television at a particular time. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

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Secondary English: presentation

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'presentation' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers present students with models of ...

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Difference Differently: beliefs, then and now

This is a resource with four related sets of student activities that explore the role and legacy of religion and belief in historic societies. It explores sacred texts and religious events in different societies and time periods. It also uses historic source material about Jerusalem to explore religious conflict, and highlights ...

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The language market: Italian unit 6 - what family members do

This collection of interactive resources focuses on expressing personal likes and dislikes in relation to family members, describing known people's professions, and writing letters about daily life. This unit is divided into 11 topics, with vocabulary and structure drills, followed by listening and reading comprehensions, ...

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The language market: Italian unit 10 - pet parade

This collection of interactive resources introduces how to talk about domestic, farm and typical Australian animals, while using expressions like 'c'è/ci sono/si chiama/vive/mangia' and a variety of adjectives in structures to describe names, habitats, origins, typical activities (eg 'gracidare/muggire') and eating habits. ...

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Found poetry - a language arts lesson

This is an interactive resource in which students create found poetry from the testimony of Holocaust survivors and present it as a media artwork. The resource has four elements: consider, collect, construct and communicate. Once students understand what found poetry is and have seen an example, they access clips of survivor ...