This document uses Venn Diagrams and questioning to get students thinking about key themes in the novel/film 'Looking for Alibrandi' (identity, loss, relationships, destiny, family). Used for grade ten and above - can scaffold or set individually.
Includes context, text with glossary and analysis questions for students 70 minute lesson for extension grade seven students (could probably break over two lessons for other grade seven classes) Could also be used for grade eight/nine
A useful tool to develop analysis and discussion skills with your students using the above mentioned text.Questions focus on attitudes of characters and how the author uses figurative language and sentence structure to engage audiences.Useful as
This is a helpful tool for analysing and discussing the story 'The Turtle' by Oodgeroo Noonuccal. Questions guide students to understanding the representation of Indigenous Australian experience and how this is explored through symbols,
This is a short PowerPoint presentation that includes:Context to Beowulf An extract from the beginning (Grendel's initial attack) including a glossary of time specific and challenging vocabulary. Also description of lead up in speaker notes. An
Used in adult English tutorialSpeaking and translating activity, context and reading with discussion questionsSee 'Extract - Miller's tale' for extract used with PowerPoint (includes some vocab explanations), otherwise you can find a free version
This is a helpful tool for analysing and discussing the story 'Sunrise in the Blue Mountains' by Louise Mack.Questions guide students to understanding the representation of early Australian living. They examine the use of setting, imagery,
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading