This resources is a 44 slide PPT focusing on the novel Red Dog by Louis de Bernieres. The PPT gives a background to the novel, the setting, themes and outlines to students how to structure a PEEL paragraph with examples. This resource further demonstrates the stucture of an effective essay and how to write a powerful thesis statement, all with examples from the text. There are also a number of activities to complete throughout the PPT.
This resource gives an annotated account of the lyrics to the song the “Hurricane” by Bob Dylan. It sets the historical context of the 1960’s through the lyrics and helps students to understand the case of Ruben Carter, what he came up against and how the judicial system and society let him down. Each stanza of the song is explained, simplifying the lyrics for students and making the song and Dylan’s message more easily understood.
This resource is a 23 slide PPT focusing on the film Red Dog directed by Kriv Stenders. Camera shots and angles are explained using the film. Clips from the film are used to evidence learning as are a number of questions throughout the PPT. The resources outlines a PEEL paragraph and gives an example of this using the film.