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9780734419712 teachers resources. Everyone's an Author - Technology 4 Learning. Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man. The Mitchell Wing of the State Library of New South Wales is home to the Shakespeare Room.

Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man

It is a beautifully decorated room built to commemorate the three hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 1616. The Shakespeare Room is filled with objects and books connected to the life and works of William Shakespeare. One of the most beautiful art works in the room is a series of stained glass windows depicting images from a speech from Shakespeare's play As You Like It. The windows were created by Sydney stained glass artist Arthur G.

Benfield. The windows depict the Seven Ages of Man, as described in the character Jaques’ soliloquy in As You Like It. Jaques divides the life of a man into seven stages: Baby or infant School boy or child Lover Soldier Justice or judge Old man Extreme old age, again like a child. THE FINAL QUARTER. Teaching Resources - Teaching Persepolis. Introducing Persepolis and Marjane SatrapiThis document will give both the teacher and the students the necessary vocabulary and mind set for reading and analyzing a graphic novel.

Teaching Resources - Teaching Persepolis

Connors article on the graphic novel goes into great detail about the importance of the graphic novel as valid form of literature. Toward a Shared Vocabulary by Sean P Connors This document gives a brief synopsis of the book and discusses Marjane Satrapi's control of language and visuals to create a fantastic memoir. This article can serve as an introduction to Marjane Satrapi either for other teachers or for the teachers and students.Growing Up Graphic by Debbie Notkin This document can be used as a means to open up discussion about race, gender, terrorism, and war. How to Teach Persepolis. As a graphic novel, Persepolis is an innovative approach to the traditional bildungsroman, or coming-of-age narrative.

How to Teach Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical tale weaves Iran's complicated history and political turmoil with young Marji's personal experiences growing up in an increasingly hostile country. Utopia. Epic in its production, scope and revelations, Utopia represents a long journey through the ‘secret country’ of John Pilger’s homeland.


It is his fourth film about Indigenous Australia, the oldest, most enduring human presence on Earth. Released in 2013 and filmed over two years, Utopia breaks what amounts to a recurring national silence about the brutalising of Indigenous people. One of the film's striking elements is the trust given to Pilger by so many indigenous Australians to ‘voice their voices’. New footage is juxtaposed with that of his earlier films. The point is made that little has changed for many of those excluded from white Australia's wealth, regardless of an official apology for 'wrongs past and present'.

Indigenous. 'Snow' My-fathers-suitcase-ebook. The Amber of the Moment: Texts and Human Experiences: Orwell, Stalin, and the History Paradox. I forgot how much fun teaching Nineteen Eighty-Four was.

The Amber of the Moment: Texts and Human Experiences: Orwell, Stalin, and the History Paradox

Perhaps that's a paradoxical statement, considering the miserable nature of the text and the misery-inducing state it can inspire in the reader (Orwell's masterpiece is more likely appreciated than 'enjoyed'). That said, paradox works here due to the text's inclusion as part of the Year 12 HSC Common Module Texts and Human Experiences, in which readers gain insight into 'anomalies, paradoxes and inconsistencies in human behaviour'. I can see that Nineteen Eighty-Four isn't a joyful book and yet... I enjoy teaching it so much! Grammar: Quotation Marks. Lesson 8: Quotation Marks /en/grammar/semicolons/content/ What are quotation marks?

Grammar: Quotation Marks

Quotation marks are a type of punctuation you use to show that you're quoting what someone else said. Whenever you use quotation marks, you're showing exactly what someone said or wrote. For example, take this sentence: We used quotation marks to repeat what Harry said. The sentence I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore has quotation marks before and after it because it's a direct quote from Dorothy. You can also use quotation marks to show that you don't agree with or believe something. Shakespeare in the Garage. Students enrolled in the English department elective, Shakespeare, will be the first class to work in The Garage (our re-branded makerspace).

Shakespeare in the Garage

Before the winter break the class visited for an orientation to the space and their project. Next week they will begin creation now that they have had time for project ideas to gestate and to collect materials they may want to use or contribute to their classmates. I consulted with the classroom teacher to understand his learning objectives, assessment needs, and concerns about embarking on this type of project before designing options for the students. Primarily the teacher was concerned that the level of rigor to which he was accustomed when he assigned papers to students be maintained in this approach. In addition, if there was to be a collaborative component to the project, he wanted to be sure that each student contributed fairly and purposefully to the group product.

Idea 1: Character in a Box (individual project) What does this character: Felt. The Odyssey translated by Emily Wilson review – a new cultural landmark. Homer’s Odyssey, probably composed around 700BC, is one of the oldest poems in the western tradition, with a concomitantly long history of translation.

The Odyssey translated by Emily Wilson review – a new cultural landmark

The first into Latin was in the third century BC by a slave called Livius Andronicus. The first into English was by George Chapman in 1614-15; there have been at least 60 others. Now comes the first by a woman. Emily Wilson’s crisp and musical version is a cultural landmark. Armed with a sharp, scholarly rigour, she has produced a translation that exposes centuries of masculinist readings of the poem. Here is the proem: Tell me about a complicated man. n92 97 ALAN Winter1617. English EAL/D.