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Reading the landscape

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Video clip that accompanies Are We There Yet? by Alison Lester
Placemat activity worksheet

Google Image Search website

2

Clause analysis worksheet  Derewianka, B (2012) A New Grammar Companion for Teachers, PETAA, Sydney, Chapter 2
Humphrey, S, Droga, L and Feez, S (2012) Grammar and Meaning, PETAA, Sydney, Chapter 2 

3

Bancroft, B (2006) Patterns of Australia, Little Hare, Melbourne

Derewianka, B (2012) A New Grammar Companion for Teachers, PETAA, Sydney
Humphrey, S, Droga, L and Feez, S (2012) Grammar and Meaning, PETAA, Sydney

4

Google Earth website
Google Maps website
 

5

Bancroft, B (2010) Why I Love Australia, Little Hare, Melbourne
Google Maps
website
Data chart worksheet

 

6

Lester, A (2004) Are We There Yet?, Penguin, Melbourne

 

7

The ePals website
Images around the world page on the Way Out There website
Same/different comparison chart worksheet
Question starter cards worksheet

Atlases

8

Winter, J (2009) Nasreen’s Secret School, Beach Lane Books, San Diego, California
Winter, J (2005) The Librarian of Basra, Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company, New York
Lester, A (2004) Are We There Yet?, Penguin, Melbourne
Lester, A (2012) Sophie Scott Goes South, Penguin, Melbourne
Google Earth website
What we can see in the texts worksheet

 

 

9

Baker, J (2010) Mirror, Walker Books, Sydney
Making connections worksheet 
Material on making connections on Diane Kardash’s website

 

10

Baker, J (2010) Mirror, Walker Books, Sydney Stead, T (2005) Reality Checks, Stenhouse Publishers, Portland, Maine

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Baker, J (2010) Mirror, Walker Books, Sydney
Inferring worksheet 
Cameron, S (2009) Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies, Pearson, Auckland 

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Baker, J (2010) Mirror, Walker Books, Sydney
How to make a diorama