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Year 7 and 8 Units of Work

Shahana: Through My Eyes

Date of Publication: 30/11/2018 
In Literature Singles: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Junior Secondary featuring the focus text Shahana: Through My Eyes by Rosanne Hawke.

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Dragonfly Song

Date of Publication: 25/06/2018
In the teachers’ guide to the 2017 CBCA Short List, an Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Year 7 and 8, with links to HASS (History and Geography) and Visual Arts, based on the book by Wendy Orr (sample unit)

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The Girl from Snowy River

Date of Publication: 2/02/2018 
In Literature Singles: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Junior Secondary featuring the focus text The Girl from Snowy River by Jackie French.

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Zero Hour: The Anzacs on the Western front

Date of Publication: 2/02/2018 
In Literature Singles: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Upper Primary to Lower Secondary featuring the focus text Zero Hour: Anzacs on the Western Front by Leon Davidson.

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A Single Stone

Date of Publication: 29/01/2018 
In the teachers’ guide to the 2016 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit, based on the title by Meg McKinlay.

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Bleakboy and Hunter Stand out in the Rain

Date of Publication: 20/01/2017 
In the teachers’ guide to the 2015 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Upper Primary and Junior Secondary, on the text Bleakboy and Hunter Stand out in the Rain by Stephen Herrick.

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The Big Dry

Date of Publication: 10/02/2016 
In Literature Singles: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Upper Primary and Junior Secondary featuring the focus text The Big Dry by Tony Davis.

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Hamlet

Date of Publication: 10/02/2016 
In Literature Singles: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Upper Primary to Junior Secondary featuring as focus text the picture book Hamlet by Nicki Greenberg.

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Intruder

Date of Publication: 7/07/2015 
In the teachers’ guide to the 2015 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for older readers based on the text The Intruder by Christine Bongers.

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Are You Seeing Me?

Date of Publication: 7/07/2015 
In the teachers’ guide to the 2015 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for older readers based on the text Are You Seeing Me? by Darren Groth.

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Two Wolves

Date of Publication: 7/07/2015
In the teachers’ guide to the 2015 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit for Upper Primary and Junior Secondary, with links to Geography, based on the text Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks.

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Lest We Forget Unit 6

Date of Publication: 2/03/2015 
In units of work to mark to 100th anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli. This unit focuses on the use of imagery as a tool to convey the experience of war in literature and poetry. Students explore the use of figurative language and visual devices

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Henry Hoey Hobson

Date of Publication: 31/01/2015 
In Literature Singles: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Junior Secondary featuring the focus text Henry Hoey Hobson by Christine Bongers.

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Midnight Burial

Date of Publication: 30/09/2014 
In Literature Singles: An Australian Curriculum: English and History based unit of work for Junior Secondary featuring the focus text Midnight Burial by Pauline Deeves, with corresponding links the the NSW syllabus for AC:E

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To See The World

Date of Publication: 14/09/2014 
In Literature Singles: An Australian Curriculum: English and History based unit of work for Upper Primary and Junior Secondary featuring the focus text To See The World by Elaine Forrestal, with corresponding links the the NSW syllabus.

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Light Horse Boy

Date of Publication: 15/06/2014
In the teachers' guide to the 2014 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English and History based unit of work for upper Primary and Junior Secondary featuring the focus text Light Horse Boy by Dianne Wolfer and Brian Simmonds.

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City of Orphans: A Very Unusual Pursuit

Date of Publication: 15/06/2014 
In the teachers' guide to the 2104 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English and History based unit of work for Upper Primary and Junior Secondary featuring the focus text City of Orphans: A Very Unusual Pursuit by Catherine Jinx.

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Song for a Scarlet Runner

Date of Publication: 15/06/2014 
In the teachers' guide to the 2014 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Upper Primary and Junior Secondary, with links to Geography, featuring the focus text Song for a Scarlet Runner by Julie Hunt.

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The Sky So Heavy

Date of Publication: 15/06/2014 
In the teachers' guide to the 2014 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Year 7/Junior Secondary featuring the focus text The Sky So Heavy by Claire Zorn.

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My Life as an Alphabet

Date of Publication: 15/06/2014 
In the teachers' guide to the 2014 CBCA Short List: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Upper Primary and Junior Secondary, with links to Mathematics, featuring the focus text My Life as an Alphabet by Barry Jonsberg.

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Refuge

Date of Publication: 14/05/2013 
In Literature Singles: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Upper Primary and Junior Secondary featuring the focus text Refuge by Jackie French.

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Nanberry: Black Brother White

Date of Publication: 15/08/2012
In the teacher's guide to the 2012 CBCA shortlist: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Middle to Upper Primary featuring the focus text Nanberry: Black Brother White by Jackie French.

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The Golden Day

Date of Publication: 15/08/2012 
In the teacher's guide to the 2012 CBCA shortlist: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Junior Secondary featuring the focus text The Golden Day by Ursula Dubosarsky.

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The Drum: Fromelles

Date of Publication: 15/08/2012 
In the teacher's guide to the 2012 CBCA shortlist: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Upper Primary featuring the focus text The Drum: Fromelles by Carole Wilkinson.

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Crow Country

Date of Publication: 15/08/2012 
In the teacher's guide to the 2012 CBCA shortlist: An Australian Curriculum based unit of work for Upper Primary on the text Crow Country by Kate Constable.

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Ship Kings: The Coming of the Whirlpool

Date of Publication: 15/08/2012 
In the teacher's guide to the 2012 CBCA shortlist: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Junior Secondary featuring the focus text The Ship Kings: Book 1, The Coming of the Whirlpool, by Andrew McGahan.

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When We Were Two

Date of Publication: 15/08/2012 
In the teacher's guide to the 2012 CBCA shortlist: An Australian Curriculum: English based unit of work for Junior Secondary featuring the focus text When We Were Two by Robert Newton.

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