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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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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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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: 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 ...

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Poetry writing tool: haiku, limerick, cyber

Create at least one haiku, limerick or cyber poem for a poetry anthology. Comment on the theme, mood or imagery of each poem. View and print your anthology. This learning object is one in a series of eight objects.

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Poetry writing tool: haiku, list, cyber

Create a short poetry collection, or anthology, containing at least one haiku, list or cyber poem. 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 of your poems. You can also view and ...

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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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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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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 ...

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Poetry from the Poetry foundaton - iTunes app

View poems from classic and contemporary poets. From William Shakespeare to T.S. Eliot to Emily Dickinson this app turns your device into a mobile poetry library. Free when reviewed 5/6/15.

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The Circle: writer-photographer

Explore the sights, sounds and history of Antarctica. Listen to sounds from the continent such as a storm, elephant seal and icebreaker. Look at photographs, for example a penguin chick, green iceberg and pack ice at sunset. Read an extract from the poem 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'. Compare the challenges faced by ...

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The Circle: a summer in Antarctica

Explore life on a summer trip to Antarctica. Look at roles such as a doctor, biologist, photographer and field safety officer. Look at transport, rescue procedures and safety hazards. Explore the sights, sounds and history of Antarctica. Compare the challenges faced by early polar explorers with today. Explore how medical ...

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Making a difference: Oodgeroo Noonuccal

Explore perspectives on Australia’s Indigenous heritage through photos and text about Oodgeroo Noonuccal, formerly known as Kath Walker. Trace her story, including her work as a poet, writer, artist, actor, teacher and social activist. Examine how she promoted reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and other Australians. ...

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Sonic space: city

Create a soundscape from noises in a city. Explore sounds such as engine noises and sirens. Think about the images and atmosphere suggested by these sounds. Arrange the sounds to make a soundscape. Experiment with order, volume, pauses and repetition. Describe possible uses of your soundscape. This learning object is one ...

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Sonic time: our world

Make a soundtrack for a slide show on wildlife, sailing or traffic. Choose noises for a soundscape to suit the atmosphere of the images. Experiment with order, volume, pace and repetition of the sounds. Plan how to combine the sounds with images for a live audiovisual performance. This learning object is one in a series ...