Poetry of the Commonwealth (An Anthology)

Poetry of the Commonwealth (An Anthology)

A collection of Commonwealth poetry that is suitable for Secondary English Language and Literature. All the poems are accompanied with the country the writer is from and the flag of that country. The poems range from traditional song, descriptive narrative, political commentary, social commentary and racial struggles. There are two poems which feature explicit content which might not be suitable for your class or lower years; they are identified in the contents. Enjoy!
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Crocodile: Aboriginal poem and activities

Crocodile: Aboriginal poem and activities

Crocodile comes from “Anna the Goanna” and Other Poems by Jill McDougall, which is a collection of poems written to reflect the real world, dreams and imaginings of Aboriginal children. This is a complete unit of work. This resources was created for students with special needs, but can be used with primary students. The Smart notebook has the poem which includes visual images, a variety of literacy activities from matching pictures, matching words, pre-writing and pre- reading tasks and drawing activities. Crocodile Poem is also given as a word document.
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Snakes: Aboriginal poem and activities

Snakes: Aboriginal poem and activities

Snakes comes from “Anna the Goanna” and Other Poems by Jill McDougall, which is a collection of poems written to reflect the real world, dreams and imaginings of Aboriginal children. This is a complete unit of work. This resources was created for students with special needs, but can be used with primary students. The Smart notebook has the poem which includes visual images, a variety of literacy activities from matching pictures, matching words, pre-writing and pre- reading tasks and drawing activities. Snakes Poem is also given as a word document.
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Anna the goanna: An Aboriginal Poem and Activities.

Anna the goanna: An Aboriginal Poem and Activities.

Anna the goanna comes from "Anna the Goanna" and Other Poems by Jill McDougall, which is a collection of poems written to reflect the real world, dreams and imaginings of Aboriginal children. This is a complete unit of work. This resources was created for students with special needs, but can be used with primary students. The Smart notebook has the poem which includes visual images, a wide variety of literacy activities from matching pictures, matching words, pre-writing and pre- reading tasks and drawing activities. Anna the goanna Poem is also given as a word document. There are a couple of worksheets of literacy activities associated with the poem.
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Five little lizards: Poem and activities.

Five little lizards: Poem and activities.

5 little lizards comes from "Anna the Goanna" and Other Poems by Jill McDougall, which is a collection of poems written to reflect the real world, dreams and imaginings of Aboriginal children. This resources was created for students with special needs, but can be used with primary students. The Smart notebook has the poem which includes visual images, a variety of literacy activities. The 5 little lizards Poem is also given as a word document.
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Hats High: An Aboriginal Poem and activities.

Hats High: An Aboriginal Poem and activities.

Hats High comes from "Anna the Goanna" and Other Poems by Jill McDougall, which is a collection of poems written to reflect the real world, dreams and imaginings of Aboriginal children. This is a complete unit of work. This resources was created for students with special needs, but can be used with primary students. The Smart notebook has the poem which includes visual images, a variety of literacy activities from matching pictures, matching words, pre- reading tasks and drawing activities. The Hats High Poem is also given as a word document. There is a worksheet of literacy activities associated with the poem.
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