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|Education level||Resource name||Description|
Who Sank the Boat? provides learning opportunities for listening, responding to and joining in with rhymes, poems, chants and songs.
|Year 1||Poetry||A short and humorous poem is the focal point in learning about rhyming patterns and rhythm.|
|Year 1||Sing a Rainbow in sign language||Students are introduced to different forms of communication through sign language and song.|
|Year 2||Cosmo the Boat Cat||A beautifully illustrated captioned video is used for basic comprehension, empathy and story composition ideas.|
Engage students in the art of short stories through fun ways to display text and graphics.
|Year 4||Traditional folk tales, lesson one||This two-part lesson begins with studying an an African folk tale and class creation of a book version of it.|
|Year 4||Traditional folk tales, lesson two||Part two on folk tales looks at a Dreamtime story and students compare themes and similarities.|
|Year 6||Language through limericks||Through a number of limerick examples students will learn of their patterns and rhyming before creating and illustrating their own limerick.|
|Year 6||Persuasive writing||Using an example students can relate to, a schoolgirl users persuasive writing in the video for this lesson to convince the school to change the canteen menu.|
A topic sure to ignite some lively classroom discussion, this social media lesson plan around Facebook explores human relationships through technology.
|Year 8||Looking at humour in video texts||Monty Python is the basis for this lesson that looks on the range of techniques that are used to create humour.|
Students investigate rules in grammar and apply their knowledge to create a punctuation guide and dialogue example.
|Year 9||Representation of different perspectives||There's no greater example of different perspectives than the opposite sides of politics.|
|Year 10||Increase your vocabulary||Who knew there were so many words to replace "good" and "bad"? No more boring essays!|
Students can LOL as they explore FAQs about language from ye olde worlde to modern times.
|Year 10||Close look at speeches||Comparing the famous 'I have a dream' speech with a speech of a completely different style, students gain skills to utilise in their own speech.|