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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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An inflatable rubber suit

Students write a set of instructions to explain the use of an inflatable rubber suit as a floatation device.

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Monkey on stilts

Students study visual texts to explore aspects of road safety. They compose a pitch and slogan and investigate road safety rules.

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In the news

Students think imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identify connections between texts when responding to and composing texts.

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Learn to swim

Students design a flotation device and create an advertising campaign for it using creative language features in informative and persuasive texts.

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