"Does violence breed violence?" and other sensitive and problematic themes: An upper primary multiliteracies project based on the award winning novel "Someone Like Me" by Elaine Forrestal
Exley, Beryl E. (2007) "Does violence breed violence?" and other sensitive and problematic themes: An upper primary multiliteracies project based on the award winning novel "Someone Like Me" by Elaine Forrestal.
The range of activities presented here is designed to engage all students using a range of literacies, and provide a forum for their varying viewpoints on the themes of violence, schoolyard bullying, friendship, international terrorism, death and (dis)ability. The novel, ‘Someone Like Me’, written by Elaine Forrestal, is the stimulus resource rather than the focus of study. As with all of Forrestal’s work, readers will reach junctures where they are deeply affected by events, and perhaps confused by their complex moralities. You can pick and choose between the activities presented depending upon available time, students’ interests and hardware resources.
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|Additional Information:||For more information, please refer to the website (see hypertext link) or contact the author. Author contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org. This is about the ctivities developed for National Reading Day and made available on the AATE/ALEA website in 2007|
|Keywords:||process drama, middle years, 'Someone Like Me', National Reading Day 2007|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Primary Education (excl. Maori) (130105)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 The Author|
|Deposited On:||10 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:43|
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