Volume 39, No. 3
Book bento boxes: Creative reading response
Dr Jennie Bales, a lecturer in the School of Information Studies at Charles Sturt University, and Louise Saint-John, English teacher and teacher librarian, present an inspiring multimodal response to reading for use in school libraries and classrooms.
Read the article, Book bento boxes: Creative reading response by Dr Jennie Bales and Louise Saint-John.
‘Read for your life!’ An interview with Ursula Dubosarsky
Ursula Dubosarsky, Australian Children’s Laureate for 2020-2021, discusses trends in children’s reading habits, the role of school libraries in nurturing lifelong readers, and her vision as Laureate.
Read the article, ‘Read for your life!’ An interview with Ursula Dubosarsky.
SPaRK – This is a Poem that Heals Fish
Dr Cathy Sly, author and consultant, shares teaching activities for investigating the English textual concepts of style and connotation, imagery and symbol in this whimsical picture book for Stages 3 and 4.
Read the Shared Practice and Resource Kit (SPaRK), This is a Poem that Heals Fish by Dr Cathy Sly.
Resource reviews database
The searchable database of resource reviews provides teachers with reviews of picture books, fiction, nonfiction, websites and apps to support their teaching and learning programs. Resources are reviewed by teacher librarians, teachers and consultants across NSW.
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