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Font cubes: nine cubes [Chinese]

Solve word matching puzzles. Notice how a Chinese character looks slightly different in a range of font styles. Rotate cubes to find the same character in different fonts on a 3x3 set of cubes. Match a whole line of three characters. This learning object is one in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as ...

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Font cubes: spinning cubes [Chinese]

Solve word matching puzzles. Notice how a Chinese character looks slightly different in a range of font styles. Identify the same character in different fonts on a 3x3 set of spinning cubes. Match a whole line of characters. This learning object is one in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined ...

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Font cubes: message cubes [Chinese]

Solve word matching puzzles. Notice how a Chinese character looks slightly different in a range of font styles. Rotate cubes to find the same character in different fonts on a 4x4 set of cubes. Match all rows and columns. Discover a hidden message. This learning object is one in a series of three objects. The series is ...

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Gourmet order [Chinese] [Windows version]

Get some takeaway food from a local restaurant. First, ask your friends to write their order using Chinese characters. Then, find those dishes on a printed menu. Compare the handwritten notes and printed characters on the menu before placing your order. Identify all of the dishes correctly to get the food for your friends. ...

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Font cubes [Chinese]

Solve word matching puzzles. Notice how a Chinese character looks slightly different in a range of font styles. Identify the same character in different fonts on a set of spinning cubes. Match a whole line of three characters. Discover a hidden message. This learning object is a combination of three objects in the same series.

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Inanimate Alice photo story 6: game play

This is a multimodal text that imaginatively combines short chunks of print with bright computer-style graphics as well as other visual elements such as a photo. Alice and her friends like computer games and so does her dad, who has taught her how to make her own games on her digital player. Now Dad is in Hong Kong and ...

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Nursery Rhymes with Story Time - iTunes app

Read or listen to seven nursery rhymes. Interact with the images on each page. Free when reviewed 5/6/15.

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Talking Penguin 3D HD - iTunes app

Talk or read to the cute penguin character and hear him repeat your words back to you in his voice. Use the penguin to practise chants and rhymes, oral reading, oral presentations or detect rhyming words. Read him your written work to check for meaning. Record a video of the penguin speaking and save it to your device. ...

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LEGO® Friends Story Maker - iTunes app

Create multimedia story books using background images, icons, Lego characters and accessories. Add your own text and audio recordings. You can publish your books to iBooks and share them. Free when reviewed 5/6/15.

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LEGO® Friends Story Maker - Google Play app

Create multimedia story books using background images, icons, Lego characters and accessories. Add your own text and audio recordings. You can publish your books to iBooks and share them. Free when reviewed 5/6/15.

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Little Story Creator - Digital Scrapbooking and Photo Collage Maker - iTunes app

Create a digital book with backgrounds, photos or video, text and titles, drawings, stickers and audio recordings. Tell an imaginative story, record a procedure, prepare an oral presentation or retell a story from literature. Sign up for a free account to share your book via email. Free when reviewed 5/6/15.

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Story Creator - Easy Story Book Maker for Kids - iTunes app

Create a digital book with photos or video, text, drawings and audio recordings. You can share a story, record a procedure or retell a story from literature. Create a free account to backup your story online or share your book via email. Free when reviewed 5/6/15.

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Amazing characters: level 2 [Chinese]

Solve word puzzles as you find a way through two mazes (a garden and a cave). Search for hidden keys engraved with Chinese characters. Find pairs of characters that look alike. Notice that a character may be formed from a base character plus extra strokes. Build your knowledge of simple characters by checking meanings and ...

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World heritage: Kakadu information display

Look at descriptions of Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory. Help a park ranger to sort facts and pictures for an information display. Use a model structure, sample text and images to build a description for visitors. Include sections on the park's location, wildlife and cultural importance.

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My day: Li: level 1

Help Li by selecting the best texts for different parts of his day. Choose the correct text in a range of activities such as helping Li make up his mind about which bus to take to school, and what to choose for a healthy lunch from the menu. This learning object is one in a series of six objects.

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My day: Jeneka: level 1

Help Jeneka by selecting the best texts for different parts of her day. Choose the correct text in a range of activities such as helping Jeneka choose a healthy breakfast and complete a writing task. This learning object is one in a series of six objects.

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Amazing characters: level 1 [Chinese]

Solve word puzzles as you find a way through two mazes (a cave and a palace). Search for hidden keys engraved with Chinese characters. Find pairs of characters that look alike. Notice that a character may be formed from a base character plus extra strokes. Build your knowledge of simple characters by checking meanings and ...

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Ready to race: wheels, jets, tyres and gears

Go to a race track and collect information from different kinds of visual texts to make your kart the fastest on the track. First, add important kart parts and choose the style of kart you want. Then collect information about the time and place of your race. Next, go to the garage to set up your kart before doing a starting ...

Teacher resource

The me generation - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea explains how a focus on advertising, using examples from the present and the past, can deepen student understanding of identity, the influence of the media, body image and new technologies. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.

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Broken Sun, 2008: German mortar attack

This clip shows Jack (Jai Koutrae) as he experiences the overwhelming noise and horror of trench warfare on the Western Front during the First World War. Jack and his fellow soldiers are seen sheltering in a trench when the first shell of an artillery barrage explodes nearby. As more shells explode and dirt pours on the ...