Sharing Our Stories 2: The Moon and the Gecko (Paperback) : 9781442562912

Sharing Our Stories 2: The Moon and the Gecko (Paperback)

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Edition
 
1st
ISBN
 
9781442562912
ISBN 10
 
1442562919
Published
 
13/02/2012
Published by
 
Pearson Australia
Pages
 
24
Format
 
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Title type
Book
$15.95
 
 
 
Description
Paakantji Country includes Wilcannia on the Darling River, in New South Wales. People from the Paakantji community have chosen to share one of their traditional stories. The Moon and the Gecko is a Creation story that tells about how the moon, and some animals, came to be. The story is traditionally told in Wainjiwalku language, and has been translated into English for Sharing Our Stories.
Features & benefits
  • Developed to be integrated into existing SOSE/HSIE/Humanities (strands/units on culture and beliefs) and English units of work
  • Covers a diverse range of Indigenous communities
  • Could have multiple uses in a literacy session, e.g. shared reading, comprehension, promotion of critical literacy skills
  • Genre studies - traditional tales and oral histories/storytelling; provides opportunities for students to explore recounts and narratives
  • Culturally relevant for Indigenous students
  • Includes supportive teaching notes for educators who are not confident in teaching Indigenous studies
Target audience

Suitable for middle to upper primary students

Series overview

This unique series gives students the chance to study Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures. This series aligns with the Australian Curriculum, and supports the crosscurriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures. Flexible enough to be embedded into a History or Geography lesson, the series can also be used for literacy in shared reading, comprehension and promotion of critical literacy skills.

Supplement URL

Visit the Sharing our Stories site where you can download sample pages and explore the components of this series.

Sample Pages
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