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First Day Teaching Toolkit

The First Day Teaching Toolkit is mapped to the Australian Curriculum. It explores themes relevant to the Year 6/7 transition, including values, identity, resilience, friendships, and inclusivity. … First Day (2017) follows main character Hannah as she finishes primary school and be…

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Handball Heroes - Study Guide

Handball is a dynamic and fun game for everyone. We can learn so much from just one game!… The Handball Heroes Study Guide explores concepts such as heritage and culture, community and environment, movement skills and game principles, physical activity and safety, leadership and inclusivity, …

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Kaboodle - Teachers' Notes

Kaboodle is an anthology series of short stories designed to impart a love of storytelling and develop specific understandings about literature. Each episode includes both live action and animated stories, varying in length from a few minutes up to 24 minutes. Some stories are adaptations of popula…

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Lift Off! - Chill Out!: Teachers' Guide

The Chill Out! resource uses TV to teach children about conflict resolution, bullying prevention, fairness and relationships. It utilises dramatic segments from Lift Off, the ACTF's award-winning entertaining and educational series for young children.… The Chill Out! Teach…

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Lift Off! - I Think... Teaching Resource

I Think... is an interdisciplinary teaching resource which uses television to explore philosophical themes and philosophical inquiry in the classroom.… The DVD anthology contains 24 of the “Munch Kids” animated films from the ACTF’s award-winning Lift Off televisio…

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Lockie Leonard - A New Town, New School And New Hormones

The activities in this section deal with moving to a new town and starting over. Students explore the physical and emotional changes that can occur due to resettlement and the advantages and disadvantages of a new school and new friends. It also explores the impact of change and transition on a tee…

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Mortified - Belonging

This sequence of learning experiences draws upon Mortified, Episode 5 to explore what it means to feel mortified, self-acceptance, belonging and relationships. This lesson plan comprises the following sections: 2.1 Mortified and other feelings 2.2 My place in the world 2.3 Big sister - big problem!…

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Mortified - Change

This sequence of learning experiences draws upon Mortified, Episodes 6, 12 and 13 to explore aspects of change, including coping with the transition from being a child to a pre-teen, the transition to secondary school, and with changes in friendships. This lesson plan comprises the following sectio…

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Mortified - Introducing Mortified: The Series

This sequence of learning experiences draws upon Mortified, Episode 1 to introduce the series, central characters and key themes. This lesson plan comprises the following sections: 1.1 Tuning in 1.2 Exploring the first episode 1.3 What is family?…

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Mortified - Me, Myself And Them

This sequence of learning experiences draws upon Mortified, Episode 12 to explore what it means to be true to yourself, and belonging. This lesson plan comprises the following sections: 3.1 The rules of belonging - how do I know? 3.2 I am...myself 3.3 More rules 3.4 Just accept it…

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My Place - For Teachers

The My Place for Teachers website (www.myplace.edu.au) provides rich educational material to support primary and lower-secondary teachers using the My Place TV series in the classroom.… Since 1988, thousands of Australian teachers have used the My Place book to s…

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MY:24 - Study Guide: English

Providing teachers with strategies for the English classroom, this study guide uses selected episodes from MY:24 to explore the compelling and thoughtful themes of the series, and the art of creating a narrative.… Using the MY:24 series as a stimulus to encourage students to ob…

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