Teaching and learning activities
has migrated to Australia from another country. They should ask a series of simple open-ended questions, see task description on Worksheet 8.
Students report their findings to class in an informal 1-2 minute talk.
Class questions and discussion arising from the interviews
Exploring the language of the story.
Who tells the story?
Explore the idea of narrative voice.
Advantages of third person narration
First person through dialogue
Students look at the use of Spanish words in the text. Why has the author included this language in the story?
Talk guidelines – to be created by the teacher
Looking at language – Spanish word list
Looking at Language - Answer sheet
appropriate to purpose, audience and context.
Students are able to link the issues in the text to real life.
Peer and teacher feedback via questions and discussion.
Completion of Spanish vocabulary activity.
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