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Performing the Dreaming: A Dreamtime Play

Performing the Dreaming: A Dreamtime Play

Get your acting pants on for this fun, dreaming-inspired play! Use the Performing the Dreaming Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of the dreaming and its significance to Indigenous Australians! Australian Curriculum Links: ACHASSK083 This resource is delivered as a 13 page PDF in A4 size. So, what's included? ✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it! ✓ Playscript for dreaming-inspired play: Why the Bat has No Friends, containing 10 speaking roles ✓ 'Why the Bat has No Friends' extension worksheet ✓ 'Dust Echoes' story evaluation worksheet ✓ Unique Aussie Animals worksheet ✓ Performance Invitation template Purchase Issue 29 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.
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Worksheet - clauses, fragments and sentences (ideal for NAPLAN or literacy tutoring)

Worksheet - clauses, fragments and sentences (ideal for NAPLAN or literacy tutoring)

Do you have students who constantly use fragments (incomplete sentences) in their writing? Do you want a resource that will teach students about clauses, sentences, and fragments so that you have a shared language when it comes to providing feedback at drafting time? If so, this may be the resource for you. This worksheet can be used as a one on one tutoring resource. Alternatively, you can take activities from here to use as fast finishers or homework activities. You could even put this into a PowerPoint for a NAPLAN preparation lesson. The first section of this worksheet includes explanations and examples of: independent, co-ordinant and dependent clauses. It also has a section about embedded clauses and how they can be an effective tool for writers. It also features a lot of activities to test students understanding of what they have learned. The second section of the worksheet looks at the requirements of sentences. It includes examples of the following types of sentence: simple, compound and complex. The information is interspersed with activities to check for understanding. The final section of the worksheet introduces students to fragments and why they are nonsensical and detrimental to your writing. This is followed by a writing activity (students are given a list of key points to turn into a newspaper article). It also includes editing prompts at the end which helps students to refine their initial story.
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Worksheet - Joining words (conjunctions) and adverbs (ideal for NAPLAN or tutoring)

Worksheet - Joining words (conjunctions) and adverbs (ideal for NAPLAN or tutoring)

Do you have students whose writing lacks cohesion because they just can't seem to connect their ideas together? The first half of this resource explains conjunctions and has a table of the different kids which could be printed as a poster for the classroom or given to the students as a handout to consult when drafting their work. Do you have students who don't know the various parts of speech e.g. adverbs? Are you approaching NAPLAN and want a way to save yourself some time while still having a quality resource to use in your classroom? If so, this may be the resource for you. This worksheet can be used as a one on one tutoring resource. Alternatively, you can take activities from here to use as fast finishers or homework activities. You could even put this into a PowerPoint for a NAPLAN preparation lesson. This worksheet includes explanations and examples. It also features a lot of activities to test students understanding of what they have learned. It also includes an extended reading activity (of a news article) at the bottom which challenges students to find all the conjunctions and adverbs in the text and explain the effect these vocabulary choices have on the reader.
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Parts of speech worksheet - Verbs (ideal for NAPLAN or tutoring)

Parts of speech worksheet - Verbs (ideal for NAPLAN or tutoring)

Do you have students who don't know the various parts of speech e.g. nouns, verbs and adjectives? Do you want a resource that looks at explains verbs and tense to your students? If so, this may be the resource for you. This worksheet can be used as a one on one tutoring resource. Alternatively, you can take activities from here to use as fast finishers or homework activities. You could even put this into a PowerPoint for a NAPLAN preparation lesson. This worksheet includes explanations and examples. It also features a lot of activities to test students understanding of what they have learned.
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Punctuation - commas (ideal for NAPLAN, tutoring and homework tasks)

Punctuation - commas (ideal for NAPLAN, tutoring and homework tasks)

Do you have students who don't know when to use a comma? Do you want a resource that looks at the rules around when to, and when not to, utilise a comma in your writing? If so, this may be the resource for you. This worksheet can be used as a one on one tutoring resource. Alternatively, you can take activities from here to use as fast finishers or homework activities. You could even put this into a PowerPoint for a NAPLAN preparation lesson. This worksheet includes explanations and examples. It also features a lot of activities to test students understanding of what they have learned. Suitable for upper primary and high school students.
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Literature Lab:  The Rabbits - Guided Writing Task Worksheet

Literature Lab: The Rabbits - Guided Writing Task Worksheet

This stand-alone lesson for STUDENTS 13-14 years includes a 2-page handout and detailed teacher instructions. Students compose a structured, critical essay based on the award winning picture book The Rabbits, by John Marsden and Shaun Tan. Contains links to Australian national and NSW curricula. This resource is part of The Rabbits: Complete 8-Week Program Value Bundle. www.literature-lab.com
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Literature Lab:  The Rabbits - Narrative Analysis Worksheet

Literature Lab: The Rabbits - Narrative Analysis Worksheet

This stand-alone lesson for STUDENTS 13-14 years includes a printable handout and detailed teacher instructions. Students explore the narrative structure and literary techniques used in the award winning picture book The Rabbits, by John Marsden and Shaun Tan. Contains links to Australian national and NSW curricula. This resource is part of The Rabbits: Complete 8-Week Program Value Bundle. www.literature-lab.com
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Literature Lab:  The Rabbits - Front Cover Analysis Worksheet

Literature Lab: The Rabbits - Front Cover Analysis Worksheet

This stand-alone lesson for STUDENTS 13-14 years includes a printable handout and detailed teacher instructions. Students analyse the front cover of the award winning picture book The Rabbits, by John Marsden and Shaun Tan. Contains links to Australian national & NSW curricula. This resource is part of The Rabbits: Complete 8-Week Program Value Bundle. www.literature-lab.com
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Literature Lab:  The Rabbits - Complete 8-Week Program Value Bundle

Literature Lab: The Rabbits - Complete 8-Week Program Value Bundle

The Rabbits by John Marsden & Shaun Tan is an award-winning and convention defying picture book describing the colonisation of Australia from the Aboriginal perspective. For STUDENTS 13-14 years. This massive 26-page unit includes a comprehensive 8-page program outline AND our 4 Worksheets (Analysing Visual Techniques, Front Cover Analysis, Narrative Analysis & Guided Writing Task). Contains detailed links to Australian national, NSW, UK (KS3) and USA (CCSS) curricula. www.literature-lab.com
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Literature Lab:  The Rabbits - Analysing Visual Techniques Worksheet

Literature Lab: The Rabbits - Analysing Visual Techniques Worksheet

This stand-alone lesson for STUDENTS 13-14 years includes a 2-page handout and detailed teacher instructions. Students explore visual techniques used in the award winning picture book The Rabbits, by John Marsden and Shaun Tan. Contains links to Australian national & NSW curricula. This resource is part of The Rabbits: Complete 8-Week Program Value Bundle. www.literature-lab.com
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