1. Reading comprehension task on a hero – I will give you this. 2. Character traits of a hero—2 worksheets 3. My heroes worksheet – we will work on this together in class 4. Famous Australians on our money – research task – we will divide up the people and put all the information together at the end 5. Who should be on our $200 note - Research on your hero – detailed info gathering- ,when born /died, where they lived, a little bit about their childhood or early life/family, schooling etc, what they did/why they are a hero – quite a bit of detail for this section. There is a sheet to use to gather this information – see me when you are up to this part. 6. Write a letter to the Australian Mint explaining 3 reasons why this person should be on the new $200 note. Remember this needs to be set out in paragraphs like our persuasive writing earlier in the year. Show me your plan before you start writing this please . 7. Youwill then needto fill out a nomination form for Australian of the Year for this person– rememberyou need to change the year to suit their life - I will give you this. 8.
You need to choose at least two of these tasks Talk to me about your choice before you begin Create a Stamp with this person on it Calendar of their life- a month to highlight each achievement Make an Acrostic poem – use the letters of their name to write about their heroic qualities Create a Timeline of their life Create a digital or paper Collage about the person Create a book that could be presented when they go on “This is your life” Limerick- write a limerick about the person – research limericks first Create a Recipe – use their heroic qualities as ingredients – see the example I have
Write and perform a Rap song about your hero Create a Glogster for your hero Create a Voki- either the hero talking or someone introducing the hero Make a Board game to show the heroic deeds of this person Create a Photostory with speaking and music
Write the Gravestone and funeral notice Write and perform a Radio / TV interview with your hero Write 3 Diary entries your hero may have written
The last lesson we will have a “Parade of Heroes” - create a face mask of your hero – you will be asked to speak for 2 minutes about your hero and present your work for the rest of the class to view.
Published on Oct 11, 2011
Talk to me about your choice before you begin 6. Write a letter to the Australian Mint explaining 3 reasons why this person should be on the...