A fascinating historical narrative that would be perfect as part of your study on Australia's colonial history, specifically the whaling era from the 1790s. Barney and the Secret of the Whales follows Barney's adventure on the high seas chasing whales.
In this packet you will receive:
-Chapter questions; focusing on reading strategies and story elements
-Differentiated information texts with comprehension questions
-Graphic organisers; T-chart, Venn diagram, story map, looks sounds feels like
-Persuasive text planning page
-Story elements matching game based on the novel (colour and black & white)
-Figurative language matching game using examples from the novel (colour and black & white)
-Book review requirements
-Word wall of 92 words (black & white)
-RAPS strategy display poster and examples with questions
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Colonial Australia Word Wall
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