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.