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Voiceless' APE (Animal Protection Education) Resources

Voiceless's Animal Protection Education (APE) encourages students to think critically about animal protection by providing teachers with the information and tools they need to deliver complete lessons in the classroom. APEs are the go-to resource for educators worldwide looking for professional, mainstream, educational animal protection content at no cost. They are aligned with the year 7-10 Australian Curriculum and developed in collaboration with experienced high-school teachers.

Voiceless's Animal Protection Education (APE) encourages students to think critically about animal protection by providing teachers with the information and tools they need to deliver complete lessons in the classroom. APEs are the go-to resource for educators worldwide looking for professional, mainstream, educational animal protection content at no cost. They are aligned with the year 7-10 Australian Curriculum and developed in collaboration with experienced high-school teachers.
Dolphins in Captivity Resources
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Dolphins in Captivity Resources

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Created by Voiceless, the animal protection institute, Animal Protection Education (APE) provides students and teachers with the information they need to understand the issue of dolphins in captivity. With all the resources linked to the Australian Curriculum, teachers from a range of subjects are able to educate high school students from Years 7-10. APEs are designed to promote critical thinking through scientifically backed research coupled with a variety of classroom activities. The Dolphins in Captivity Fact Sheet provides all the information that teachers need to facilitate lessons on the issue of dolphins in captivity in the classroom. Accompanying resources include: Lesson plans for Science, English, Geography, History; Infographic; Worksheets with accompanying activities; Video with worksheet; Podcast with worksheet; Teachers notes. Visit the Voiceless website to access the other resources for this unit. Subscribe to the Voiceless Mailing List to stay up to date with future APE releases.
Navigating NAPLAN Resources
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Navigating NAPLAN Resources

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Our Navigating NAPLAN resources are designed to help Australian English teachers prepare students for the annual NAPLAN writing assessments. These resources focus on narrative and persuasive writing, and are aligned with the Australian Curriculum (Years 7 & 9). The Navigating NAPLAN resources have been professionally designed to create a high quality learning experience for students. The Navigating NAPLAN Unit of Work includes: Australian Curriculum Outcomes; Program Overview; Formal Assessments; Teaching and Learning Resources; Scope and Sequence Program Outline; Persuasive Writing Lessons; Narrative Writing Lessons and Worksheets. To access the the PowerPoint Slides and other resources that accompany the Navigating NAPLAN Unit of Work, visit the Voiceless website. Subscribe to the Voiceless Mailing List to stay up to date with future APE releases.
Sky - Novel Study English Resources
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Sky - Novel Study English Resources

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Created by Voiceless, the animal protection institute, this Animal Protection Education (APE) has been developed for a  Stage 4, Year 7 English class and uses  Ondine Sherman’s coming of age novel; Sky,  as  the primary resource, drawing on a range of supporting fiction and non-fiction texts. Sky is an accessible text for junior students which explores a diverse range of thematic concerns such as; identity, animal protection and tragedy. Through inquiry, students are prompted to ask critical questions regarding societal views on the treatment of animals. The Sky unit of work includes: An  8-week unit of work with  5 Focus Areas, complete with teacher instructions and a wide array of activities; Engaging student worksheets and handouts; Opportunities for extension; Interview with the author; Student Glossary and Quizlet; Formative and summative assessment tasks. Visit the Voiceless website to access other resources for this unit Subscribe to our Mailing List to stay up to date with upcoming APE releases
Broiler Chicken Welfare Resources
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Broiler Chicken Welfare Resources

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Created by Voiceless, the animal protection institute, Animal Protection Education (APE) provides students and teachers with the information they need to understand how chicken meat is produced in Australia, and the welfare issues associated with these production methods. With all the resources linked to the Australian Curriculum, teachers from a range of subjects are able to educate high school students from Years 7-10. APEs are designed to promote critical thinking through scientifically backed research coupled with a variety of classroom activities. The Broiler Chicken Welfare Fact Sheet provides all the information that teachers need to facilitate lessons on Broiler Chicken Welfare in the classroom. Accompanying resources include: Lesson plans for Science, Civics and Citizenship and Arts subjects; Infographic; Worksheets with accompanying activities; Video with worksheet. To access the other resources for this unit, visit the Voiceless website https://www.voiceless.org.au/content/broiler-chicken-welfare-0 Subscribe to our Mailing List to stay up to date with upcoming APE releases https://www.voiceless.org.au/subscribe
Facts and Fishes Resources
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Facts and Fishes Resources

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Created by Voiceless, the animal protection institute, Animal Protection Education (APE) provides students and teachers with the information they need to understand and discuss the intelligence, memory, capabilities, sentience, and culture of fishes. Facts and Fishes resources are linked to the Australian Curriculum and the cross-curricular priority of Sustainability which plays a vital role in this APE. The Facts and Fishes Fact Sheet and Unit of Work has been developed for a Year 7 Science class and is designed to promote critical thinking through scientifically backed research coupled with a variety of classroom activities. The Fact Sheet provides an introduction to the capabilities and sentience of fishes and an exploration of the commercial fishing industry. Accompanying resources include: Unit of Work: featuring five focus areas complete with teacher instructions and a wide array of activities; Student worksheets  and handouts; Opportunities for extension; Comprehensive and visually engaging fact sheet; Explainer video ideal for classroom use (5 mins); Colourful poster/infographic; Student glossary and accompanying online Quizlet; Formative and summative assessment tasks. Access the accompanying Facts and Fishes resources and unit of work here. Explore our other Animal Protection Education (APE) kits here. Subscribe to the Voiceless Maling List to stay up to date with future APEs.
Snow - Novel Study Podcast Worksheet
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Snow - Novel Study Podcast Worksheet

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Listen to the Good Reading Podcast where author Ondine Sherman talks to Emma Harvey about Alaska, writing inspiration, and the importance of animal protection. This 28-minute podcast is appropriate for all ages and suitable to use within high school classrooms. You can find the Good Reading Podcast here. Voiceless has developed a worksheet based on the Good Reading Podcast that students can complete as they listen to the podcast to encourage active listening. Access the Snow Unit of Work here. Subscribe to our Mailing List to stay up to date with future Animal Protection Education (APE) kits.
Legal Personhood Resources
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Legal Personhood Resources

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Created by Voiceless, the animal protection institute, Animal Protection Education (APE) provides students and teachers with the information they need to understand and discuss the concept of granting legal personhood status to animals. With all the resources linked to the Australian Curriculum, teachers from a range of subjects are able to educate high school students from Years 7-10. APEs are designed to promote critical thinking through scientifically backed research coupled with a variety of classroom activities. The Legal Personhood Fact Sheet provides all the information that teachers need to facilitate lessons on the concept of legal personhood in the classroom. Accompanying resources include: Lesson plans for Geography, English and Civics and Citizenship subjects; Infographic; Worksheets with accompanying activities; Video with worksheet; Podcast with worksheet; Quizlet Research Methods Power Point Glossary To access the other resources for this unit, visit the Voiceless website. Subscribe to the Voiceless Mailing List to stay up to date with upcoming APE releases.
Snow - Novel Study English Resources
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Snow - Novel Study English Resources

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Created by Voiceless, the animal protection institute, this Animal Protection Education (APE) has been developed for a  Stage 4, Year 7 English class and uses  Ondine  Sherman’s coming of  age novel;  Snow,  as  the primary resource, as well as drawing on a range of supporting fiction and non-fiction texts. This is the second novel in the Animal Allies Series. Snow is an accessible text for junior students which explores a range of thematic concerns, including; family, heroism, truth and the power of language. Through inquiry, students are prompted to ask critical questions regarding societal views on the treatment of animals. Resources for the Snow unit of work includes: An  8-week unit of work with  5 Focus Areas, complete with teacher instructions and a wide array of activities; Engaging student worksheets and handouts; Opportunities for extension; Student glossary and Quizlet; Formative and summative assessment tasks. Visit the Voiceless website to access more resources for this unit and other APEs. Subscribe to the Voiceless Mailing List to stay up to date with future APE releases.
The Lives of Animals - Novel Study English Resources
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The Lives of Animals - Novel Study English Resources

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The Lives of Animals centres on the fictional character of Elizabeth Costello, a well-known novelist with strong views concerning human treatment of animals. This novella is an ideal text for a Year 10 English class, demonstrating the power of language and the art of literature. It invites students to consider how: Attitudes towards animals are reflected in language choice; Authors can influence audience perceptions of animals through metaphor and other language choices; Fictional texts can present varied perspectives on moral, philosophical, and ethical issues, in addition to how fiction can be used to explore real world issues. The Lives of Animals Unit of Work features five focus areas complete with teacher instructions: Student worksheets and handouts Opportunities for extension Formative and summative assessment tasks Student Glossary This download showcases the first ten pages of the unit of work including the first lesson and worksheets. To download the full unit of work visit the Voiceless website where you can also use the accompanying online Quizlet and Animal Protection Education Encyclopedia. Subscribe to our Mailing List to stay up to date with upcoming APE releases.