Writers talk 2007

Primary KLA:
English
Secondary KLA:
English
Educational levels:
Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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Various authors polaroid portraits arranged around an old-fashioned typewriter.

A resource for primary and secondary students that features ten award-winning writers from the 2007 Sydney Writers' Festival. The resource explores each author's books, background, beliefs and approaches to writing, and includes advice for young writers. Video interviews of each author are accompanied by a biography, bibliography. Related resources and teachers notes are included.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(EN3-3A) uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

(EN4-2A) effectively uses a widening range of processes, skills, strategies and knowledge for responding to and composing texts in different media and technologies

(EN5-2A) effectively uses and critically assesses a wide range of processes, skills, strategies and knowledge for responding to and composing a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

(ENLS-5A) recognises and uses visual texts, media and multimedia for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts

(ENLS-6A) reads and responds to a range of written texts in familiar contexts

(ENLS-7A) uses strategies to obtain meaning from and interpret a range of texts

(ENLS-9A) composes texts for a variety of purposes and audiences

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACELT1608) Identify aspects of literary texts that convey details or information about particular social, cultural and historical contexts

(ACELT1613) Make connections between students’ own experiences and those of characters and events represented in texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts

(ACELT1619) Identify and explore ideas and viewpoints about events, issues and characters represented in texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts

(ACELT1626) Explore the ways that ideas and viewpoints in literary texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts may reflect or challenge the values of individuals and groups

(ACELT1633) Interpret and compare how representations of people and culture in literary texts are drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts

(ACELT1639) Compare and evaluate a range of representations of individuals and groups in different historical, social and cultural contexts

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
Audience:
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
literature, writer, authors
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Resource ID: cd056f03-b8d2-4a56-a6c4-fea454b187e1