Book Week 2005



Theme:- Reading Rocks!



My Lesson Plan for Yr 1/5- a choice between these activities.
Dress up a "Pet" rock in KidPix - Draw rock shape and decorate
Make a poster about "Refugees"
Draw "Mutt Dog"
Make a "Travel Brochure".
Make a post card from "Crabby Spit".
Draw Noah's Ark
- use the template from Mr Noah and the Cats doc.
Cave Painting Activity By Jackie Miers
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/cave/painting.html
Backgrounds are available to copy and paste -then, "Use the Drawing, Painting and other tools to create a cave painting of animals that tells a story."
Also, an excellent resource on
fossils
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/fossils/links.html
All of Jackie's resources on
Bookweek (August 20-26)
This site's Rocks and Mineral pages and Fossil page have been updated.

Rocks and minerals
Fossils
Stone Age cave painting activity
 
ALIA Children's and Youth Services (NSW) -The 2005 Pre-Bookweek Extravaganza drew together a diverse group of people with lots of great ideas for using the books that have been shortlisted for this year's Children's Book of the Year awards.
See  http://www.alia.org.au/groups/cysnsw/book.week/2005/
 
Children's Book Council of Australia
http://www.cbc.org.au/bookweek.htm - a list of themes 1945 - 2005
Short List     http://www.cbc.org.au/short05.htm
 
WebQuest - Famous Rocks
http://www.shenet.org/orenda/mjones/FamousRocks/mvjfamousrocks.htm
 
Approaches to the topic
http://www.eddept.wa.edu.au/cmis/eval/fiction/bookweek/#approaches
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1. Are we there yet? 131KB  Make a "Travel Brochure". or a post card from "Crabby Spit".
2.  Mr Noah and the Cats 221KB  Mr Noah and the Cats has quite a nice selection of printable resources
3. Mutt Dog 128KB
4. Refugees 2 MB  - Has a maze at the end. Good ideas for the theme.
5. Silver Donkey 224KB For Upper Primary. A maze, word search, and quiz at the end
 
Quite a few Links
http://www.education.tas.gov.au/delic/whatsnew/archive/2005/july/hotstuff.htm
 
Edna
http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/page1827.html  A list of links. Excellent!
 
Also Reading Rocks
http://www.learningplace.com.au/deliver/content.asp?pid=26058

Aveen Beedles [for Teachers] - Click here for a printable worksheet to use  with "Web Page Created by  2005 " The answers are at
http://www.geocities.com/flindybear/bw2005.html

Simple Jigsaw of the title pages from
http://www.geocities.com/flindybear/bw2005.html
 Lizzie Nonsense | Mutt Dog | Are We There Yet? | Refugees
 
Display Ideas
http://www.learningplace.com.au/deliver/content.asp?pid=26055
 
An Internet "Sampler" - for older kids
http://www.kn.sbc.com/wired/fil/pages/sambookweeva.html
 
All about Rocks - including "Rockers".
http://www.eddept.wa.edu.au/cmis/eval/fiction/bookweek/#approaches
 
Resource for 2005
http://www.stcos.prestons.syd.catholic.edu.au/maria/bw2005readingrocks_maria.htm
{NB Links in table do not work. Go down manually.} Shows the Covers of the books.
 
Wayne
August 2005


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