Lockie Leonard - For Teachers Teaching Resource - Download, External Websites

Age Level: Middle Years (5-9)

About this Resource

Lockie Leonard for Teachers - www.lockieleonard.edu.au - is a multiliteracy resource aimed to help students in Upper Primary and Lower Secondary school explore the Lockie Leonard television series, based on the original trilogy of books by Western Australian writer Tim Winton.

Adapted from the Lockie Leonard - Teaching & Learning DVD-ROM, this website is accessible with any Lockie Leonard – Series 1 purchase. It provides access to more than 100 teaching and learning activities, each supported by online video clips and student worksheets exploring the themes presented across both the Lockie Leonard texts and TV series.

Lockie Leonard for Teachers is divided into the following:
Four inter-related strands:

  • Strand 1: Storytelling in a Television Series

  • Strand 2: Transition and Adolescence

  • Strand 3: Identity

  • Strand 4: Reacting, Responding and Creating

Plus:

  • Strand 5: Gender Perspectives: A Comparison of Lockie Leonard and Mortified

In addition, the website features extras materials including Character Biographies, Press Kit, Stills Gallery, and Episode Synopses, and an interactive map.

Curriculum Study Areas
Themes

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