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Riding the Black Cockatoo by John Danalis

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Two Australias?
A pack of information with accompanying fact sheets to fill in about Australia. Ideal for getting students to think about the context of the text.
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Journeys
This resource encourages students to explore the different journeys taken in the text and focuses on John's journey with an emotion graph.
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Extended learnabout
Like a walkabout, but rather than a stint in the wilderness, it's more of an extended visit to the library! Provides a list of books, art and music as a starting point for exploring the context of the text.
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Totems and titles
A resource to explore the significance of the totems motif in the text.
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Looking at language in Chapter 8
Encourage students to identify features of language in Chapter 8 with this whizzy matching activity.
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Themes in the novel
A step-by-step approach to preparing for theme-based essays for English Literature. Includes tasks for individuals, pairs and small groups. (Written with Higher tier students in mind.)
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Piece together the PEE structures
A resource to encourage students to write PEE paragraphs, whilst looking at the effects of language in Chapter 8.
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Compare the pairs is an effective resource for starting character work on Great Expectations. The compare /contrast approach gives them a way to start to make a valid decision about a character and to make judgements they might not initally consider relevant. 

Ruth Newbury, English Teacher 

   

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