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Library Adventures

Uncover the surprising stories and spaces of the State Library of NSW  in a carefully crafted adventure tailored for  all ages.

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Explorers of the Australian Interior - Brave or Foolhardy?

Compelling stories of the exploration of Australia's interior in the nineteenth century are brought to life by up-close encounters with primary sources.

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Henry Lawson the Poet

Students study one poem by Henry Lawson in depth, investigating a range of language forms and features, before illustrating their poem to reflect the imagery portrayed in the words, and reciting their poem to the class. 

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My day at Maroubra Public School ... in 1946

Students compose an imaginative text in response to a visual stimulus. They then edit a classmate’s work, before re-reading, reflecting on and re-writing their own text in response to edits made by their classmate. 

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A Growing City

Students examine images of Sydney from the past and compare them with the modern environment to understand the environmental changes that have occurred, and the interactions and connections between people, places and environments. 

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Greenway and Macquarie

Students analyse visual sources to assess the significance of the impact made by Francis Greenway and Governor Macquarie on the development of the colony of Sydney in the early nineteenth century. 

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