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- Every teacher in Australia should have a collection of Australian poems for classroom use. Here we have the quintessential compendium; Paterson, Lawson and the classic 'How McDougall Topped the Score' and 'Said Hanrahan'. There is a marvellous tradition in Australia of ballad verse which is entertai$25.20$28.00Save $2.80
This is a classic poem full of pathos. Three bushmen lament the loss of a mate. Scaffolding is used as an approach to the study of the poem with activities before, during and after the study of the poem. Words are collected and pre-knowledge obtained setting the foundation. Students can then listen to the poem on the PowerPoint that accompanies the piece. The activities in this section look at imagery and rhyme. The post reading activities help flesh out further issues. The workbook that accompanies the PowerPoint can be copied as needed and teachers can decide what they want to utilize but this poem serves as a great introduction to Henry Lawson.