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Archives for June, 2012

Library and Information Week Celebrations @ Hutchins

The last week of Term 1 was Library and Information Week, which we celebrated wiith a book swap for students in Kindergarten to grade 8.  While the numbers of students participating in the book swap was fairly small, the boys were keen and were generally pleased about the prospect of taking home a ‘new’ book […]

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A New Resource – Literary Texts

The resource Literary Texts: Understanding, Appreciating, Responding to, Analysing and Creating Literature  published by Macmillan is a new addition to the Stephens Library Teacher Reference collection.  Aimed at students aged 10 and over, it provides a large number of activities for a variety of   literary texts.  Supporting the Australian English Curriculum,  the resource fosters students’ […]

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Literature Circles

‘Literature circles are a structured and collaborative response to literature that allows a large degree of student choice and self-direction. This student centered approach to reading has met with great success in many schools around the world.’ (Inside a Dog, n.d.)  Using literature circles in the classroom enables students to engage deeply with the text […]

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