Reader response and book related activities to accompany I'm Australian Too by Mem Fox. Activity for Year 5, 6 and 7 students, designed to allow them to investigate what it means to be Australian, what it might be like immigrating to Australia and where our families come from as well as taking a closer look at the themes of the book.
Short on time?
✫ Explore what the book includes and how readers feel about it with the Comprehension and Reader Response excerpt here
✫ Explore what I'm Australian Too says about being Australian and how that compares with our own understandings
✫ Explore creative activities connected to the book with this Creative Response resource
This book study is also available as part of an Australian Picture Book Study Bundle
To use this resource you will need:
At least one copy of I'm Australian Too by Mem Fox (first published 2017)
These activities are designed for Year 5, 6 and 7 students. If you are teaching students in another year level, please check the previews to determine if it is suitable for your classroom.
This resource includes
✫ Teaching Notes (Including notes for specific activities)
✫ Comprehension and Reader Response Worksheets and Task Cards
✫ Interactive Book Response Activity
✫ Review Activity (with Task Cards)
✫ Words to Define Australia Brainstorm and Spiral Activity
✫ What Does it Mean to Be Australian Worksheet and Folding Activity
✫ Australian Places Worksheet and Task Cards
✫ What Do the Pictures Say Interactive Activity
✫ Contrast Pictures Activity
✫ Discussion Task Sheet and Task Cards
✫ Australian Pastimes Worksheet and Task Cards
✫ Travelling to Australia Diary Entry Task Sheet, Task Cards and 5 Diary Presentation Templates
✫ Poster (in black and white and colour)
✫ The Writing and Me Worksheet and Task Cards
✫ We’re Australian Too - Folding Booklet
This resource is written in Australian English and available as a PDF file in A4 format, 49 pages long. It may work for classrooms in other parts of the world, but please check the preview first to see if it is suitable
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