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A Stack of Stories

By | Copyright Year:2008 | ISBN-13: 9780170453660

Published:01/09/2007
This book contains a new and exciting collection of stories for middle to upper secondary students. Features of the book include:
- stories on a variety of contemporary issues that will entertain and challenge
- stories by new and established authors, many told through the voices of young people
- stories can be read easily in one sitting
- student and teacher friendly

Each story has a choice of four accompanying activities asking students to:
Respond; Review; Recreate; Research.
The book is designed to:
- inspire creativity through modelling activities
- develop a wider knowledge and understanding of the world promote independent as well as group learning opportunities
- form a complete and comprehensive unit of work
- Connectives, paragraphs, word chains, figurative language

Special Features include:
- a table summary of issues and activities for teachers
- a glossary explaining and giving examples of key terms
- a spelling and vocabulary list
STUDENTS:
PRODUCT:

CONTENTS

Introduction
What makes a short story?
Checklist for writing a short story
Matrix of Activities

SPOOKY AND SURREAL
The Second Hand Tongue: Garry Hurle
Activities
The Crossing: Elli Housden
Activities
The Aliens: Roger Malisson
Activities
Going Home: JB, Wulagi NT
Activities

LOOK OUT!
Slither: Garrett Russell
Activities
The Flying Machine: Ray Bradbury
Activities
See Monsters: Elli Housden
Activities
The Crow On The Belfry Tower: BJ Kenny
Activities

RELATIONSHIPS
Rory: Kate Walker
Activities
Passing Through Shadows: Mike Kenny
Activities
New Girl: Catherine Storr
Activities
Duke: Margot Titcher
Activities

DIVERSITY
Tri: Frances Echir
Activities
Up Taree Way: Libby Hathorn
Activities
Nuthin' To Do: Gary Mckivett
Activities
Blurring The Boundaries: John Larkin
Activities

PAST INTO PRESENT
1112: Anhar - Iran To Woomera: Hannah Moore
Activities
The Tattooist: Anne Vick
Activities
Not Like Your Mum: Michael Hunt
Activities
Pilgrimage: Carol Endean Little
Activities

Whole Book Activites
Glossary Of Terms
Acknowledgments

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Elli Housden is an experienced English teacher and writer. She has shared her love of literature and writing with students in classrooms in Australia and the UK and published textbooks in both countries.

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