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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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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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Poetry anthology: ghazal, concrete, cyber

Create a short poetry collection, or anthology. Create an online profile for yourself. Read poems from a selection of ghazal, concrete and cyber poems. Respond to the theme, mood or imagery of each poem, and rate them. Identify the conventions of each poetic form. Select at least four poems to add to your anthology. Create ...

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Poetry anthology: haiku, limerick, cyber

Create a short poetry collection, or anthology. Create an online profile for yourself. Read poems from a selection of haiku, limericks and cyber poems. Respond to the theme, mood or imagery of each poem, and rate them. Identify the conventions of each poetic form. Select at least four poems to add to your anthology. Create ...

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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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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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Poetry anthology: haiku, sonnet, cyber

Create a short poetry collection, or anthology. Create an online profile for yourself. Read poems from a selection of haiku, sonnets and cyber poems. Respond to the theme, mood or imagery of each poem, and rate them. Identify the conventions of each poetic form. Select at least four poems to add to your anthology. Create ...

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Poetry anthology: haiku, list, cyber

Create a short poetry collection, or anthology. Create an online profile for yourself. Read poems from a selection of haiku, list poems and cyber poems. Respond to the theme, mood or imagery of each poem, and rate them. Identify the conventions of each poetic form. Select at least four poems to add to your anthology. Create ...

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Poetry anthology: haiku, cinquain, cyber

Create a short poetry collection, or anthology. Create an online profile for yourself. Read poems from a selection of haiku, cinquains and cyber poems. Respond to the theme, mood or imagery of each poem, and rate them. Identify the conventions of each poetic form. Select at least four poems to add to your anthology. Create ...

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Poetry writing tool: haiku, sonnet, cyber

Create a short poetry collection, or anthology, containing at least one haiku, sonnet or cyber poem. For example, read some guidelines on how to write each type of poem before composing and submitting your own. If you wish, add your own comments about the form, mood, theme and imagery used in each. You can also view and ...

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Poetry writing tool: haiku, cinquain, cyber

Create a short poetry collection, or anthology, containing at least one haiku, cinquain or cyber poem. For example, read some guidelines on how to write each type of poem before composing and submitting your own. If you wish, add your own comments about the form, mood, theme and imagery used in each. You can also view and ...