Shadow judges at Mount Martha Primary school were given a choice of 10 reading response tasks to complete after reading the shortlisted texts. The responses were designed to be shared with the wider school community in the hope that they would promote interest and borrowing of the Younger Readers shortlist. When responding to the texts,Continue reading “Mount Martha PS responds to Aster’s Good, Right Things”
Take the time to appreciate this panel of Shadow Judges from Nicholson Street PS Balmain East in NSW give their final reviews and votes in this year’s Book of the Year Awards. I don’t want to be a spoiler so sit down and listen in as they nominate their winner in the Younger Readers category.
Imogen and Annabel, students from Belmont High, joined forces to produce this creative response after reading Aster’s Good Right Things. Here’s the text below … The fear of being left,The fear of being unwanted,It shapes my whole day,My world is built around others,Fulfilling their needs and going unnoticed.Every day is a battle to survive,I cannotContinue reading “Aster’s Good Right Things”
Gabrielle from St Paul’s Grammar has produced this creative response to Kate Gordon’s book Aster’s Good, Right Things which has been nominated in the Younger Reader category.
The verdict is in from Mount Martha Primary School… Using verbal discussion and numerical evaluations, the Mount Martha Shadow Judging Panel has reflected on the program and determined their nominated WINNER for Book of the Year for Younger Readers…
Take the time to read the response from Dinara & Dane, students at Greenvale PS who reflected on the book – Aster’s Good Right Things – which has been nominated in the Younger Reader’s category. Insightful observations Dinara and Dane!