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The following text and topics are available:

Unpacking Discovery - Mel Dixon
Creative Writing and Discovery - Kate Murphy, Mel Dixon, Jane Sherlock
Reading Task section I - Michael Murray
Paper 1 Section III - Karen Yager
A Short History of Nearly Everything - Alison Cardinale
The Motorcycle Diaries - Aaron Dewhurst
Away - Mel Dixon and Eva Gold
The Tempest - Karen Yager
Robert Frost - Amy Alrawi
Robert Gray - Aaron Dewhurst
Life of Pi - Amy Alrawi
Frank Hurley - Deb McPherson
Wilfred Owen - Jane Sherlock
Metropolis/1984 - Karen Yager
Exploring Hamlet - Mel Dixon
King Richard III/Looking For Richard - Steve Henry 

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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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