Exploring the 2017 CBCA Short List
Introduction and advice on using the 2017 teachers’ guide
In 2017, with thanks to the Children's Book Council of Australia, ‘Exploring the CBCA Short List’ is again provided as a concise teaching resource online for PETAA members in both Australia and New Zealand.
In this increasingly global world our Australian stories are more important than ever. Literature from contemporary Australian authors and illustrators can provide powerful and inspiring content in your classroom. These titles help bring authenticity and excitement to discovering literature at all ages and stages of learning. The 2017 Guide from a rich and diverse short list in offers a broad range of teaching opportunities, with activities for students from Foundation to Year 8, mapped to content descriptions of the Australian Curriculum: English and with more links than ever before across curriculum to Arts (Visual arts and Drama), Design and technologies, HASS (including History and Geography), Health and Physical Education, Mathematics and Science.