Teacher guide Creative writing with 'Dream machine' - Teacher idea

TLF ID R10183

This Teacher idea provides information about and links to the TLF learning object 'Dream machine'. Chris McLennan describes how 'Dream machine' helped her students improve their descriptive writing by exploring the meaning and use of similes:

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource provides teachers with ideas for using the TLF interactive learning object ‘Dream machine: similes’ to improve student writing.
  • It describes the ‘Dream machine' series of learning objects and provides sample printable sheets from the learning object used by the teacher.
  • It includes direct links to the TLF digital content used by the teacher.
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • English

Other details

  • Author
  • Person: Chris McLennan
  • Description: Author
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Chris McLennan
  • Description: Author
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
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