Professional Support Manual Considers a range of literacy pedagogies including reciprocal teaching, literacy circles, critical literacy and the Four Resources model for each title in the series. Provides background information specific to each title to assist with forward planning. Includes planning and assessment ideas linked to the Australian Curriculum: English. Includes Professional Support CD-ROM and Behind the Stories DVD Professional Support CD-ROM Includes fully customisable PoerPoint presentations that support each module. Gives students and teachers the background information needed to understand and assess the contemporary and historical issues found in the novels. Provides materials useful for introducing work untis or clarifying issues, and can be presented in sections or in its entirety. Behind the Stories DVD DVD presenters answer questions that relate specifically to the Yarning Strong books within each of the Identity, Family, Law and Land modules. Questions include: What is 'Welcome to Country'?, How can you be Aboriginal if you don't have dark skin?, It seems like Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids get into trouble a lot - why? The DVD content addresses common misconceptions and dispels negative racial assumptions through videos from respected Indigenous presenters Willie Brim, Larissa Behrendt, Kym Smith and Des Crump.
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
For Grades: 3 - 6
Published: 17th February 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Dimensions (cm): 29.900 x 23.700 x 1.300
Weight (kg): 0.71