Bindi – Mount Martha PS responds

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 “Bindi – Mount Martha PS responds”

Balmain Blitz the Best Books

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.

Bindi – its themes and motifs

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”