Banjo Patterson

 
http://www.lakemunmor-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/onlineworksheets/library/banjo.htm
 
"BANJO PATERSON -- poet, journalist, lawyer, jockey, soldier, farmer -- is one of the best-loved figures of Australian literature. He wrote "Waltzing Matilda", "The Man from Snowy River", "Clancy of the Overflow" and many other poems. He reported the Boer War, and he served in and reported on World War I. His prose works are less well known, but are lively reading."  Click on the top picture to access site.
http://www.uq.edu.au/~mlwham/banjo/

Biography
http://www.uq.edu.au/~mlwham/banjo/biography.html

 
Bush Poetry Quest
http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/bb_site_intro/stage3_Modules/bush_poetry/bushpoetry.htm
 
His works to read!
http://whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au/words/authors/P/PatersonAB_Banjo/
 
His Biography
http://www.wallisandmatilda.com.au/banjo-paterson-biography.shtml
 
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banjo_Paterson
 
Mulga Bill's Bicycle - with comprehension test
http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/stories/poem_act/mulga_bill.html
 
A huge number of links from the wonderful Trinity School in WA
http://www.trinity.wa.edu.au/plduffyrc/subjects/english/aust/pat.htm
 
About teaching poetry
http://www.education.tas.gov.au/english/hugo.htm
 
Yahoo Directory on Banjo Patterson Lesson Plans
http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22banjo+paterson%22+lesson+plans&meta=
 
Wayne
Jan 2006
 

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