English Units

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Download Creative Writing Prompts for middle and senior secondary English: 

CWPrompt1.pptx 

 

Follow these links for detailed teaching units:

All are matched to the Australian Curriculum and include diverse media and print resources, detailed activities, and rich assessment tasks and rubrics.

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Seven billion people, seven billion stories: What makes a compelling life story?

Australian Curriculum English Year 9  (or NSW Stage 5) with a focus on narrative, digital stories, ethics and life stories.

English for the Australian Curriculum

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Teacher resource designed with Josie McKinnon

Australian Curriculum English: Year 10 (or NSW Stage 5) with foci on visual literacy and connections with SBS TV's Go back to where you came from.

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Teacher resource designed with Josie McKinnon

Australian Curriculum English Year 9 (NSW Stage 5) with a foci on using ebooks in the classroom and connections with ABC TV's Redfern Now.

Copyright Agency's Reading Australia Project

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Teacher resource designed with Josie McKinnon: 

Australian Curriculum English Year 7 (NSW Stage 4) with foci on time travel and twitterature.

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Teacher resource designed with  Josie McKinnon

Australian Curriculum English: Year 10 (NSW Stage 5) with foci on narrative voice, hashtag reporting and creative historical fiction.

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Teacher resource designed with Josie McKinnon:

Australian Curriculum Senior Secondary English (Unit 2/Year 11) with foci on perspective, voice and intertextuality. Please note that this unit also meets state-based curriculum requirements.

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Teacher resource designed with Josie McKinnon

Australian Curriculum Senior Secondary English (Unit 1/Year 11) with a foci on creative writing and critical literary analysis of the protagonist as victim, agent and/or witness. Please note that this unit also meets state-based curriculum requirements.

Copyright Agency's Reading Australia Project
 

This unit for One Night The Moon was produced way back in 2003 when I first started dabbling with Green's 3D Model. The curriculum has changed but the activities and theoretical orientation may be useful.  Download HERE