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CBCA Book Week Quiz - Escape to Everywhere theme (60 questions)

CBCA Book Week Quiz - Escape to Everywhere theme (60 questions)

This interactive PowerPoint quiz is perfect for using in Book Week 2017. It contains 60 questions that focus on this year's theme 'Escape to Everywhere.' The books covered by the questions are suitable for using with 7-12 year olds. Use as a starter, an assembly, a filler or a main activity. All questions are multiple choice and focus on popular modern books as well as classics. After you have chosen an answer for each question, click again and the correct answer changes colour. Example questions include: Where does Heidi go to live? The seaside, on canal boat or in the mountains Where does the boy meet The Grand High Witch in Roald Dahl's 'The Witches?' At a hotel, at a restaurant or at the movies Where does Hiccup learn to train a dragon? The Island of Berk, The Island of Soup or The Island of Fire In which fictional village is Honeydukes? Privet Town, Ottery-St-Catchpole or Hogsmeade

By blossomingminds

Australian Animal Craft

Australian Animal Craft

Three lovely craft ideas using paper plates. Other body parts supplied. Make an echidna, wombat and kangaroo. Pages: 11 Black and white as well as colour. PLEASE NOTE: This forms part of the resource Aussie Animals Unit of work.

By TeachEzy

Modern Resume Template for Microsoft Word

Modern Resume Template for Microsoft Word

The Modern Resume Template has a creative and modern design, looks professional, clean and elegant. This resume template is very easy to customize and edit in Microsoft Word. Just replace the filler text with your own text, change the fonts, colors, icons and more. When you buy a resume template from our premium collection, you are sure to enjoy a creative resume designs benefits and time savings that come with our templates. *Unique template design *Download your resume as many times you like *Very easy to edit in Microsoft Word – Docx format *Customize everything – text, colors, fonts, elements, background *When you are done, save it as a PDF or Word document *Free fonts used *Suitable for all professions and levels

By gemresume

Poppy Art – ANZAC Day, Remembrance Day, Memorial Day, Armistice Day (Design D)

Poppy Art – ANZAC Day, Remembrance Day, Memorial Day, Armistice Day (Design D)

A super-fun art project for your students when celebrating special days such as: ♦ ANZAC Day ♦ Remembrance Day ♦ Memorial Day ♦ Armistice Day This project involves your students ruling straight lines between 2 dots on a template, to create poppy inspired art work. This is Design D (poppy). Included: ♦ Template ♦ Example – black/white and colour ♦ Instructions Level of Difficulty: Your students need to be able to use a ruler to draw straight lines between 2 points (even the curves are made with straight lines … it’s like magic!). The designs look more complicated than they actually are. Concentration is required, but the actual process is not difficult. Instructions: Simple, clear, easy-to-follow instructions are provided. One instruction per page (image and a sentence). Display the instructions via a data projector if you have access to one. Otherwise print and enlarge them and/or demonstrate on an enlarged template. Equipment Needed: You need a ruler and a pen (black works best). Something to colour with (eg coloured pencils, watercolours, felt tip markers, chalk pastels, dye, etc) Size: The artwork measures approximately 17cm x 17cm. Designed on A4 size paper. This is Design D (poppy). Other designs are also available in my store: Design A - wreath Design B - cross Design C - medal Keywords: string art, parabolic curves, math, geometry, patterns, war, symbolism, veteran ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Poppy Art – ANZAC Day, Remembrance Day, Memorial Day, Armistice Day, etc   (Design C)

Poppy Art – ANZAC Day, Remembrance Day, Memorial Day, Armistice Day, etc (Design C)

A super-fun art project for your students when celebrating special days such as: ♦ ANZAC Day ♦ Remembrance Day ♦ Memorial Day ♦ Armistice Day This project involves your students ruling straight lines between 2 dots on a template, to create poppy inspired art work. This is Design C (medal). Included: ♦ Template ♦ Example – black/white and colour ♦ Instructions Level of Difficulty: Your students need to be able to use a ruler to draw straight lines between 2 points (even the curves are made with straight lines … it’s like magic!). The designs look more complicated than they actually are. Concentration is required, but the actual process is not difficult. Instructions: Simple, clear, easy-to-follow instructions are provided. One instruction per page (image and a sentence). Display the instructions via a data projector if you have access to one. Otherwise print and enlarge them and/or demonstrate on an enlarged template. Equipment Needed: You need a ruler and a pen (black works best). Something to colour with (eg coloured pencils, watercolours, felt tip markers, chalk pastels, dye, etc) Size: The artwork measures approximately 17cm x 17cm. Designed on A4 size paper. This is Design C (medal). Other designs are also available in my store: Design A - wreath Design B - cross Design D - poppy Keywords: string art, parabolic curves, math, geometry, patterns, war, symbolism, veteran ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Captain James Cook

Captain James Cook

For KS1/2. I have written the story ofCaptain James Cook in a child friendly vocabulary, outlining his life, his travel to Tahiti and then his discovery of Australia. I have included a PDF file which can be printed as individual workbooks and a powerpoint presentation for discussion about the topic.There are comprehension questions, writing activities, some grammar, a ship's log entry and a story planning sheet. I have also included some word maps which could be printed out for teacher display boards.

By teachercellar

THE VOLCANIC CRATERS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA -FORMATION-ABORIGINAL STORY- TOURIST ASSET

THE VOLCANIC CRATERS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA -FORMATION-ABORIGINAL STORY- TOURIST ASSET

This unit has a focus on the creation of 4 volcanic crater lakes formed between 4000 and 5000 years ago. Through a series of labelled diagrams you will be able to explain the formation stages. The unit ties into the explanation of Aboriginal People who must have witnessed the eruption and the formation. Their story of explanation is added. Mount Gambier owes much of its tourist appeal to the presence of these crater lakes inside the volcanic rims which form a backdrop[ to the city. By broadening the area and studying the map between the two capitals of Adelaide (South Australia) and Melbourne (Victoria) the central position of Mount Gambier provides another reason for tourist stopovers. Broaden the study and Mount Gambier is adjacent to two locations of world significance - the fossil rich Naracoorte caves (World Heritage listed) and Penola which is a location of significance in the story of Saint Mary MacKillop. There are several attachments for you to use dealing with the formation process; the visit to the craters and a summary test sheet with cut and paste graphics. These graphics are clearer in the colour versions but if that isn't possible I suggest you project the colour images and discuss them. This area of South Australia deserves to be a significant tourist attraction which you will understand when you cover the material.This unit supports Destination and Location studies (UK); Natural disasters and landforms studies (Australian Curriculum). It's a bit of a pity that you will be several thousand years late to witness the volcanic eruptions.

By KPolkinghorne

Religion: How Caritas Australia helps to achieve social justice

Religion: How Caritas Australia helps to achieve social justice

Two PowerPoints designed for a 9 religion unit about Social Justice and how Catholic organisations contribute to the betterment of society. 1) A PowerPoint introducing the organisation 'Caritas Australia' including their mission and values. It includes an inquiry activity which requires students to go to the Caritas website to learn more for themselves. 2) A PowerPoint looking at three of the countries Caritas assisted and how they did so (Australia, Sri Lanka and the Solomon Islands). It includes videos from the 2014 Project Compassion campaign and viewing questions for students to answer after watching each clip.

By lrigb4

Primary Adventure Stories Writing Toolkit

Primary Adventure Stories Writing Toolkit

Included are my most popular story writing resources and unit planning. In this pack you'll get a full unit plan with plenty of activities and differentiation, vocabulary sheets, sequencing activities, dilemma and resolution writing activities, and much more! Suitable for Year 3 and 4 classrooms. A £26.00 value altogether!

By vcurrie19

Essay Writing: Survival & Rescue

Essay Writing: Survival & Rescue

Compare and contrast! Here are two true stories of survival and rescue. With detailed guidelines suggesting how to proceed, the student will read the texts, choose an essay topic from several suggested, take notes, organise those notes, and write an essay. This assignment will take at least one week to complete. Stories: Tracks In The Bush An Australian ranch-worker goes missing, and three Europeans, along with six blacks, trek through the bush to rescue him. The tracking abilities of the blacks consistently astonish the narrator. He also describes the intense natural surroundings and the challenges, on a human level, that are faced by all involved. The Marvellous Ice-Drift of Captain Tyson This early attempt to reach the North Pole failed. The voyage nonetheless left its mark on history when the captain and crew were forced to abandon ship and live on an ice floe for 196 days in the middle of the Arctic winter. German sailors, an American cook, and a group of Inuit faced deadly conditions together. Under the leadership of Captain George E. Tyson, not one person perished. Note: To the best of my understanding the use of the word ‘black’ to refer to the indigenous peoples of Australia is preferable to them to the word ‘Aborigine’. Thus, the original term has been left unaltered in the text. If I am mistaken and have caused offense, please let me know! TIP! This may be a good choice for a student with an interest in outdoor adventures such as hiking, camping or rock-climbing.

By canadianwinter