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Food Connects Us
This is a program for an English unit using the 'food show' format to introduce and understanding of hybrid media programs and showing the importance of these shows in supporting intercultural understanding, Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia, and sustainability. The program outline is accompanied by student worksheets.
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This resource includes lots of ideas that support your class to build up expertise in creative writing specifically for Discovery. You’ll find carefully scaffolded workshops, samples of writing, diagrams, templates, games, individual lessons and suggestions for structuring your creative writing program.

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This resource has been developed for teaching Standard students undertaking the Study of Texts and Society, Exploring Interactions and ESL students undertaking the study of Experience through Language, Australian Visions.

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This resource supports the teaching of representation of people and landscapes and contains detailed teacher notes about Alain de Botton's The Art of Travel and student worksheets.


A visible thinking approach leads students into the complexity of Gray's text as a Discovery resource. Each poem has carefully scaffolded activities, a related text, imaginative and analytical writing suggestions. The PowerPoint offers a summary of ideas for revision.

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Latest mETAphor

mETAphor Issue 3 includes articles on: The Tempest; 1984/Metropolis; King Lear; Ten Canoes; Lysistrata; Neruda; series fiction; Miles Franklin Award with lesson ideas and the usual columns on leading a faculty, apps, related texts and reviews.
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