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Animalia - Road Rules and Safety

In this activity, students will discuss concepts of community values, rules and norms that help shape society and make it a safer place and decide on the value to their lives and behaviours.… The clip, Accepted Behaviour in Society, from Episode 1 of Animalia, highlights the dangers when road…

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Australian Rules - Study Kit

The feature film Australian Rules is adapted from Philip Gwynne’s book, “Deadly Unna?”. The book won the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year for Older Readers Award in 1999, and was highly praised for its reconciliation message. The film is a story …

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DirtGirlWorld - Let's Go Green

These activities build knowledge and awareness of sustainable and eco-friendly ways to live. They require children/students to view, identify and discuss the environmental message/s embedded in the dirtgirlworld episode and build on this initial understanding by exploring different ideas/concepts a…

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DirtGirlWorld - Trees

These activities build knowledge and awareness of sustainable and eco-friendly ways to live. They requirechildren/students to view, identify and discuss the environmental message/s embedded in the dirtgirlworld episode and build on this initial understanding by exploring different ideas/concepts as…

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Dogstar - Teaching Kit: Strand Two

Dogstar Teaching Kit The Dogstar Teaching Kit aims to introduce the Dogstar series and its central characters; the concept of genre, in particular, news reports, science fiction, TV advertisements and TV comedy; along with the related Dogstar website.… These free lesson plans and classroom wo…

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First Day (1995) - Study Guide

… The First Day Study Guide accompanies the First Day (DVD) program and presents an overview of the changes that children go through when they first attend school. It offers guidelines for teachers and parents to help them cope with the changes school life brings.… First Dayis a documen…

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Language of Belonging - Wadu Matyidi

Language of Belonging is a multi-platform education resource based on the ground breaking Indigenous short animation Wadu Matyidi and the five accompanying behind the scenes mini documentaries.… Designed specifically for Primary-aged students, this diverse learning program give…

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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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My Place - 1898: Rowley: 1,000 Good Deeds (English)

Rowley is working to complete his 1,000 good deeds so that his father will return to the family. He collects horse manure for the market gardeners and firewood for the laundress. He and his friend, Tom Müller, climb the tree to spy on the private school students who are practising to become so…

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MY:24 - Study Guide: Health And Physical Education (HPE)

This study guide provides teaching strategies to support students in the development of knowledge, skills and depositions that will reinforce their sense of self, and support them in building and managing satisfying relationships, and positively influence, their own and others’ health and wel…

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Stubbies - (Volume 1) Teaching Resource

The ACTF has taken some of its most entertaining, engaging and creative short form content and packaged it all together for use in the classroom. Stubbies supports teachers to encourage students to be creative and develop higher order thinking skills.… Students are increasingly becoming the c…

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