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Stack of Stories : With Activities for Secondary School Students - Michael Kenny

Stack of Stories

With Activities for Secondary School Students

Board Book

Published: 1st September 2007
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This book contains a new and exciting collection of stories for middle to upper secondary students. Features of the book include:

  • stories on a variety of contemporary issues that will entertain and challenge

  • stories by new and established authors, many told through the voices of young people

  • stories can be read easily in one sitting

  • student and teacher friendly

Each story has a choice of four accompanying activities asking students to: Respond; Review; Recreate; Research. The book is designed to:
  • inspire creativity through modelling activities

  • develop a wider knowledge and understanding of the world promote independent as well as group learning opportunities

  • form a complete and comprehensive unit of work

  • focus on connectives, paragraphs, word chains, figurative language

Special Features include:
  • a table summary of issues and activities for teachers

  • a glossary explaining and giving examples of key terms

  • a spelling and vocabulary list

Introduction What makes a short story? Checklist for writing a short story Matrix of Activities SPOOKY AND SURREAL The Second Hand Tongue: Garry Hurle Activities The Crossing: Elli Housden Activities The Aliens: Roger Malisson Activities Going Home: JB, Wulagi NT Activities LOOK OUT! Slither: Garrett Russell Activities The Flying Machine: Ray Bradbury Activities See Monsters: Elli Housden Activities The Crow On The Belfry Tower: BJ Kenny Activities RELATIONSHIPS Rory: Kate Walker Activities Passing Through Shadows: Mike Kenny Activities New Girl: Catherine Storr Activities Duke: Margot Titcher Activities DIVERSITY Tri: Frances Echir Activities Up Taree Way: Libby Hathorn Activities Nuthin' To Do: Gary Mckivett Activities Blurring The Boundaries: John Larkin Activities PAST INTO PRESENT 1112: Anhar - Iran To Woomera: Hannah Moore Activities The Tattooist: Anne Vick Activities Not Like Your Mum: Michael Hunt Activities Pilgrimage: Carol Endean Little Activities Whole Book Activites Glossary Of Terms Acknowledgments

ISBN: 9781921228438
ISBN-10: 1921228431
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Board Book
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 124
Published: 1st September 2007
Publisher: Farr Books
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.000 x 17.000  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition