Courtney Louise

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By Courtney Louise
This resource scaffolds a look at the relationship between representation and elections in Australia. It is suitable as a first lesson worksheet encouraging students to fill in tables and find information to answer questions. I have used it as
Subjects:
Civics, Australian History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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By Courtney Louise
This is a resource created to introduce or revise the separation of powers for younger civics students. Students read about the reason for the separation of powers and then consider this in practice in Australia. It can be used for Year 7-10 as your
Subjects:
Civics, Government, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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By Courtney Louise
This is a one page print out the summarises the causes of WWII. It can be used to introduce the main causes of WWII, summarise the topic or as study cars to prepare for tests or exams. It is recommended that this is printed in colour if you intend
Subjects:
U.S. History, European History, Australian History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$1.20
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By Courtney Louise
This resource steps students through formulating a thesis. It uses the study of China as an example but it can be used more generally for any History students.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Australian History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
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By Courtney Louise
This resource was created to support students in learning the vocabulary associated with source analysis. Each page of the resource steps students through a scaffolded approach to source analysis building on skills as they progress. It highlights
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$3.50
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By Courtney Louise
An Ancient adventure through time and space. Students (aimed at 11-14 year olds) explore an ancient figure from somewhere in the world. Print this booklet and you will have a project that takes the students through an historical investigation
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, European History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Workbooks, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.8
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By Courtney Louise
Students play their way through six rounds that explore experiences of Australian law from different perspectives. If you have enough money, a good lawyer or luck on your side you get to keep playing and avoid jail. It is a great starting point for
Subjects:
Civics, Australian History, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Games
$3.00
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By Courtney Louise
This is an activity to help a class explore the complexity of Australian identity. As an English and Humanities teacher I know it can be used in a Year 7 English class. General capabilities: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives as well
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, Australian History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
$2.50
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By Courtney Louise
This resource examines a Star Trek episode and provides a guided analysis of film conventions/techniques and how they create meaning and effect. It is framed specifically for students today who are examining texts through feminist readings.
Subjects:
Literature, Close Reading, Women's History Month
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
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By Courtney Louise
This resource introduces a study of Science Fiction texts within the context of the 1990s and 2000s looking at female leads. Students living through new feminist movements such as #metoo can examine the role of female leads looking back at series
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.2a, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.4, WHST.6-8.6, WHST.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.9, WHST.6-8.10
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By Courtney Louise
This is a simple worksheet to get students to start thinking about the context of the director/audience in conjunction with the context of the story. A useful resource to scaffold comparing and contrasting values and ideas from different time
Subjects:
English Language Arts, British History, Literature
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Multimedia, Printables
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By Courtney Louise
Context is a challenging concept for any student to grasp. This is a resource used for Year 7 and Year 8 students in Australia to help them consider what their context is as a reader or audience.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
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By Courtney Louise
This resource was used to teach Year 12 students about how to look at the context of a narrative. Students found it helpful in supporting their understanding of how to approach a text from a gendered reading position. Used in a text study looking at
Subjects:
English Language Arts, British History, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$1.50
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By Courtney Louise
These four pages step senior students through responding to a film/drama series in an extended response. It scaffolds language choice, extends vocabulary and helps students expand on elaborations. This resource is specific to Mad Men as a series and
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Scaffolded Notes
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By Courtney Louise
English. Visual Analysis. This is a self-contained unit that steps senior students through an analysis of a Drama Series with consideration of filmic conventions and context. It includes activities to scaffold writing about dialogue, setting and
Subjects:
U.S. History, Literature, Writing
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Research, Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes
$5.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Courtney Louise
This is an activity to introduce students to Free Verse poetry. The topic that is in focus is "shouting out" to protect the environment. It starts with a text that is used as the basis of a Free Verse poem, an example is given of how to break down
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Environment
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$1.50
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By Courtney Louise
This series of worksheets steps students through thinking about their home and being environmentally friendly. The focus of this series is on cars. It starts with a short essay about hybrid cars from the book "Recycle this Book". (Available on-line
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Courtney Louise
Handouts to support letter writing in low literacy students (Year 7-8). Students 'copy' the letter on the first page to mimic the structure. They then fill in the blanks focusing on paragraph structure.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching experience in Victoria, ACT and Western Australia. Year 7-12 English. Year 7-12 HASS/Humanities/Geography/History/Political and Legal Studies Head of Faculty: Humanities.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Explicit. Scaffolded and differentiated teaching. Passionate and energetic. Positive classroom.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Given workshops at History conferences. Published in the Asia-Pacific Journal for Education. Spoken at conferences for Education teaching students and English Teachers.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and International Relations). Graduate Diploma of Secondary Education. Masters of International Relations (currently studying).

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