Welcome to Belonging: Foundation, consolidation & revision rap

Belonging: Foundation, consolidation
& revision

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Welcome to Stage 6 HSC Area of study:
Belonging: Foundation, consolidation & revision rap
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Available for participation Term 1

This rap supports an exploration of the concept of belonging, or not belonging, for the Stage 6 HSC English Standard, Advanced, and ESL Area of study. It could complement the class work of HSC students, and also assist with consolidation and revision work.

HSC students will have the opportunity to ask questions of authors, Nadia Wheatley and Matt Ottley. A videoconference with Jeannie Baker will be available for NSW government schools. Class groups and individual HSC students are welcome to join the rap.

The following picture books* will be considered during this rap:

Baker, Jeannie. Belonging
Baker, Jeannie. Window
Gaiman, Neil& McKean Dave. Signal to noise
Ottley, Matt. Requiem for a beast
Tan, Shaun. Tales from outer suburbia
Tan, Shaun. The arrival
Tan, Shaun. The lost thing
Tan, Shaun. The red tree
Wheatley, Nadia & Rawlins, Donna. My place

*any available edition, for example, in your school library.

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