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Little Lunch App Competition EDUCATION RESOURCE

2017 Little Lunch App Competition - Teacher Tips & Hints: Laura Cumming, Woolsthorpe PS

Laura Cumming, Year 3/4 Teacher from Woolsthorpe Primary School in Victoria explains how she and her students approached the 2016 Little Lunch App Competition.

2017 Little Lunch App Competition - Tips and Hints Webinar - Amy Gartside, Wooloowin State School

Amy Gartside from Wooloowin State School explains how she and her students approached the 2016 Little Lunch App Competition.

2017 Little Lunch App Competition - Tips and Hints Webinar - Janine Kelly, ACTF

Janine Kelly from the ACTF explains the links between the Little Lunch App Competition and the Australian Curriculum.

2017 Little Lunch App Competition - Tips and Hints Webinar - Peter Maggs, ACTF

Peter Maggs from the ACTF explains tips for getting better audio and video with your Little Lunch app.

Little Lunch App - How To Webinar 1

ACTF Education's Peter Maggs and Anna Kamasz hosted the Little Lunch app How-To webinar for Australian schools, on May 9, 2016.

Little Lunch App - How To Webinar 2

ACTF Education's Peter Maggs hosted the second Little Lunch app How-To webinar for Australian schools.

Little Lunch App at Wooloowin State School

Hear how Year 5 students from Wooloowin State School in Queensland used the Little Lunch TV series and Little Lunch App as part of their English activity looking at ethical dilemmas in literary texts. The Little Lunch App allowed them to create their own ‘text’ after thorough planning, story-boarding and scripting.

The Little Lunch App videos the Wooloowin State School students produced were entered into the 2016 Little Lunch App Competition.

Little Lunch App Competition – Now Open for Entries

Whilst teachers have until October 27 to submit their Little Lunch App video entries, early birds can ‘Submit your entry’ via the Little Lunch App Competition page. Heidi Arena (Mrs Gonsha) can’t wait to see what your students have created!

Little Lunch App in the Classroom

Everyone has a little lunch story to tell and in modelling the relatable, funny and moving on-screen tales of the TV series, the Little Lunch App paves the way for classrooms to tell and share theirs.

Little Lunch App Voice Over How To

A 'How To' instructional video explaining how to add a voiceover to a scene in the Little Lunch App for students. 

Resource Description

Each year, the ACTF runs a Little Lunch App competition for primary students who have created their own stories using the app.

Task: Students create their own Little Lunch videos

Who: Primary students

How: With the Little Lunch App

When: Term 3, 2017

Entries Submitted: 4 September – 27 October 2017

2017 Judge: Heidi Arena (Mrs. Gonsha)

View Entries at: The Little Lunch App Competition Vimeo Site

Designed to promote literacy learning while also developing digital technologies skills, the Little Lunch App supports teachers and student in creating and sharing their own Little Lunch-inspired episode.

Are you new to Little Lunch? Check out the Little Lunch Resource Package to learn all about the books, series, and app.

Based on the books by Danny Katz and Mitch Vane, the Little Lunch TV series is set in an Australian primary school, with each episode taking place during recess time. The issues and events explored in this ‘mockumentary’ comedy series are representational of students’ own lives, which has contributed to the ongoing popularity of the series.

Little Lunch App Competition Prizes:

Winner's Package (valued at over $600)

  • Little Lunch DVD and class set of Little Lunch novels
  • Class set of Little Lunch Bookmarks
  • Round the Twist T-Shirt for teacher
  • Bundle of 4 other ACTF programs/resources – selected depending on age level

2nd & 3rd Runners-Up Package (valued at over $320)

  • Little Lunch DVD and class set of Little Lunch novels

Honourable Mention Package (valued at over $200)

  • Little Lunch DVD and 4 other ACTF programs/resources

Need assistance?

Teachers can access the step-by-step resource: The ‘Little Lunch App: A Teacher’s Guide’ (PDF or iBook), which includes a range of suggestions for curriculum activities.

 

 

 

 

 

Curriculum Study Areas

Critical and Creative Thinking, Design and Technologies, Digital Technologies, Drama (The Arts), English, Ethical Understanding, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Media Arts (The Arts)

Themes

behaviour, friendship, genre, Inquiry Skills, media production skills, storyboarding