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”
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.
Kanau, a student at Belmont High produced this creative response to Bindi, which has been nominated in the Younger Reader category. My picture is about the fear of being involved in a bushfire and wanting to run away from it. In the story Bindi loves horses and when the bushfire arrives, she is scared ofContinue reading “Bindi – A creative response”
Take the time to view this submission from Greenvale PS. Layla & Keira have produced a very detailed and creative response to the book Bindi, which was nominated in the Younger Reader category. Beautiful to look at it also contains very thoughtful comments.
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…
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.
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”