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Teaching Literary Elements

Reading processes, transfer of knowledge, character, setting and theme are outlined in this presentation used in a day long workshop with Associate Professor Jeffrey Willhelm.
 

Sharing My Place: Shared histories in Australian texts. Stage 4 unit of work

This Stage 4 unit, with assessments and resource list , connects to student social worlds through narratives of place, linking textual features to creation of identity. Indigenous and cross curriculu...
 

Striking a Balance: Romanticism and Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights as a Romantic text is explored, both in its evolution and through a close reading of a few passages offering a model of how to analyse texts with detailed evidence. Looks at Bronte’...
 

After the bomb and Waiting for Godot

The period after the bomb produced a wealth of literature, including Waiting for Godot , that responded to and reflected the despair of the period. The article places the play in this context relatin...
 

Utopias and Dystopias

Dr Peter Marks takes us through some of the key issues and the history of writing about Utopia, from Plato’s The Republic to More’s Utopia , Huxley’s Brave New World , Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale an...
 

Teaching reading through a sense of place and writing

Felicity Castagna from Bankstown Youth Development Services has brought together a community of many ethnic groups, reading and writing together and seeing their work published through Westside Publi...
 

Interview with Melissa Harrison author of Clay

Tony Britten uses the Module C framework to interview Melissa Harrison author of the author of Clay a Module C text.
 
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