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Bear and Chook
Bear and Chook by the sea

Shanahan, L. & Quay, Emma (2009) Bear and Chook by the sea, Lothian Children’s, Sydney. SCIS 1425022

Bear and Chook books rap Learncast: view the video, Lisa and Emma read Bear and Chook by the sea and then watch eight Q&A videos with students asking Lisa and Emma about the Bear and Chook books.

Author and illustrator websites

Bear and Chook website

Emma Quay: children’s book illustrator and author

Lisa Shanahan As this website is under construction, information about Lisa and her work is found at Lateral Learning.

Creating digital stories resources

Access the story sequence for Flower story and at Tree story, both about friends helping each other. Copy the images into a PowerPoint or another tool of your choice and allow the students to add the written text. The copyright free narrative sequences are available at:

Flower story by Nik Scott.

Tree story by Nik Scott.

These resources are part of Jump into storyboarding. Created by AGQTP and the School Libraries & Information Literacy Unit, this is an Early Stage 1/Stage 1 English resource which supports student writing, understandings about narrative and digital storytelling.

My StoryMaker is ideal for creating group or class online stories using an IWB. Go to Teachers at the Bear and Chook books rap blog for details.

Storybird: a collaborative storytelling for families and friends
Go to Teachers at the Bear and Chook books rap blog for details.

Instructions for using the digital storytelling tools.
How to:

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Additional online story makers

Create your scenario! Go to Teachers at the Bear and Chook books rap blog for details.

Story Maker enables students to create a fairytale, horror or science fiction story. Students are able to choose characters and props but the story lines are fairly static.

Additional resources

‘Creating digital stories: introducing Jump into storyboarding’, (2009), Scan 28(4).
Joyner, A. (2009) ‘How to draw a chook’, Orbit, September, pp. 20–21.
Parnis, R. (2009) ‘Creating digital stories. Part 1: Jump into storyboarding’, Scan 28(4).
Penrith PS rappers and bloggers

Rendes, V. (2009) Creating digital stories. Part 2. Jump into storyboarding’, Scan 28(4).
Welsford, C. (2007) 'It's what you do before the reading that makes the difference', Scan 26(1), pp. 26–29.

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