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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.|
A topic sure to ignite some lively classroom discussion, this social media lesson plan around Facebook explores human relationships through technology.
|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.|
|Secondary||English - Elements of narratives||Students consider the variety of elements involved in narrative compositions in this example lesson plan.|
|Secondary||English as an Additional Language or Dialect - Animals Australia: informative texts||Battery hen caging is a well-known form of animal conditions that can cause debate. Missy Higgins presents her views on the topic in this lesson.|
|Secondary||Literature - The truth in The Truman Show||Satire is the theme to this lesson plan. Beyond the suggested lesson activities are a number of extension activities to explore the theme further.|
|Secondary||Essential English - The media's hidden message||The three codes used in advertising are strudied in this example lesson, accompanied by a captioned video from TedEd.|