Yarning Strong Professional Support Teaching Guide

Various Authors

Yarning Strong Professional Support Teaching Guide

Various Authors






17 Feb 2011




Yarning Strong Series

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Professional Support Manual

  • Considers a range of literacy pedagogies including reciprocal teaching, literacy circles, critical literacy and the Four Resources model for each title in the series.
  • Provides background information specific to each title to assist with forward planning.
  • Includes planning and assessment ideas linked to the Australian Curriculum: English.
  • Includes Professional Support CD-ROM and Behind the Stories DVD

Professional Support CD-ROM

  • Includes fully customisable PoerPoint presentations that support each module.
  • Gives students and teachers the background information needed to understand and assess the contemporary and historical issues found in the novels.
  • Provides materials useful for introducing work untis or clarifying issues, and can be presented in sections or in its entirety.

Behind the Stories DVD

  • DVD presenters answer questions that relate specifically to the Yarning Strong books within each of the Identity, Family, Law and Land modules.
  • Questions include: What is 'Welcome to Country'?, How can you be Aboriginal if you don't have dark skin?, It seems like Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids get into trouble a lot - why?
  • The DVD content addresses common misconceptions and dispels negative racial assumptions through videos from respected Indigenous presenters Willie Brim, Larissa Behrendt, Kym Smith and Des Crump.

Student Resources

  • Four modules
  • Three fictional novels and one graphic novel to accompany module text

Teacher Resources

  • Professional Support Manual
  • CD-ROM
  • Behind the Stories DVD