Thanks to all the Bridgewater PS students for sharing your ideas on the books nominated in the PIcture Book category.
The students from Halls Gap Primary and Great Western Primary from Great Western MARC just joined an online meeting to decide on their nomination. The winner is Bindi! The students really related to this story and their two ‘notables’ were We are Wolves and Worse Things.
The students from MARC prepared this creative Poetry response to Worse Things by Aaron, Anna, Archie, Arlo, Baden, Bailey, Barney, Bonnie, Kelanee, Poppy and Sophie. Worse Things is nominated in the Younger Reader category in the Book of the Year Awards. Taking the titles of some of the Worse Things poems they decided to makeContinue reading “Worse Things ..”
Working under pressure Emily, Jai, Matilda and Wyatt took inspiration from being in the music room to have a little jam. They experimented with a few instruments imagining how the story might sound. Take a listen …
Aaron, Anna, Archie, Arlo, Baden, Bailey, Barney, Bonnie, Kelanee, Poppy and Sophie worked collaboratively as they brainstormed the themes and motifs of Bindi, written by Kirli Saunders and illustrated by Dub Leffler. The students identified fire, drought, the black cockatoo, the planting of the she-oaks, family, language and Country as key ideas they wanted toContinue reading “Bindi – its themes and motifs”