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English Unit: Mem Fox Author Study

English Unit: Mem Fox Author Study
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Description

Step into a world of literary magic with our engaging unit based on Mem Fox's beloved stories - "The Magic Hat," "Possum Magic," and "Koala Lou." Through creative crafts, puppetry and dynamic activities, students reflect on the events in the stories and character development. This unit provides many opportunities for whole class discussions and hands on learning.
 

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9E2LE01 9

Discuss how characters and settings are connected in literature created by First Nations Australian, and wide-ranging Australian and world authors and illustrators

AC9E1LE01 9

Discuss how language and images are used to create characters, settings and events in literature by First Nations Australian, and wide-ranging Australian and world authors and illustrators

AC9EFLE01 9

Share ideas about stories, poems and images in literature, reflecting on experiences that are similar or different to their own by engaging with texts by First Nations Australian, and wide-ranging Australian and world authors and illustrators

ACELT1575 8.4

Recognise that texts are created by authors who tell stories and share experiences that may be similar or different to students’ own experiences

ACELT1581 8.4

Discuss how authors create characters using language and images

ACELT1587 8.4

Discuss how depictions of characters in print, sound and images reflect the contexts in which they were created

ENe-11D old

Responds to and composes simple texts about familiar aspects of the world and their own experiences

EN1-11D old

Responds to and composes a range of texts about familiar aspects of the world and their own experiences

ENE-OLC-01 new

Communicates effectively by using interpersonal conventions and language with familiar peers and adults

ENE-UARL-01 new

Understands and responds to literature read to them

EN1-OLC-01 new

Communicates effectively by using interpersonal conventions and language to extend and elaborate ideas for social and learning interactions

EN1-UARL-01 new

Understands and responds to literature by creating texts using similar structures, intentional language choices and features appropriate to audience and purpose

VCELT148

Recognise that texts are created by authors who tell stories and share experiences that may be similar or different to students’ own experiences

VCELT205

Discuss how authors create characters using language and images

VCELT240

Discuss how depictions of characters in print, sound and images reflect the contexts in which they were created

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