Genie from Down Under: Education Resources Teaching Resource - Download

Age Level: Middle Years (5-9)

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This compiled PDF contains 19 teaching activities linked to the Genie from Down Under television series.

Students explore:

  • the comedy genre in TV programs
  • the techniques for creating mood and atmosphere in filmed narratives
  • compare how a comedy scene is portrayed in a tv program with how it is written in the tie-in book
  • the use of exposition and the role of a narrator
  • the notion of identity and the discrepancies between how we see ourselves and how others see us
  • the techniques of exposition, stereotyping, and idiomatic expressions help to tell a story.
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