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Paper Boats: An Anthology of Short Short Stories

Paper Boats: An Anthology of Short Short Stories

A compelling collection of short stories for Years 7 & 8 written by students from immigrant backgrounds, reflecting their origins, journey and arrival in Australia.

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ISBN 9781107608887
Barcode 9781107608887
Published 10 August 2012 by Cambridge University Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Consultant editor Duyal, Yasar
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ISBN-13 9781107608887
ISBN-10 1107608880
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Imprint Cambridge University Press
Publication Date 10 August 2012
International Publication Date 1 April 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Consultant editor Duyal, Yasar
Category Learning & Study Skills
Personal, Health & Social Education (Phase)
English Literature: Literary Criticism
Number of Pages 144
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 6mm
Weight 200g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Social Sciences
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 273479

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Paper Boats is a compelling collection of 21 short stories for Years 7 & 8 written by students from immigrant, refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds, reflecting their origins, journey and arrival in Australia. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary students of English, these lesson-sized stories cover a range of themes and styles that introduce students to writing techniques and the skills of critical literacy. * Contains 21 short stories, organised by theme, that are close in length to student work and can be discussed in a single class session. * Discussion questions develop reading and comprehension skills, with a focus on particular themes and motifs. * Research questions and activities encourage students to learn more about topics of interest. * Writing activities encourage and develop student writing by setting topics or guidelines for writing short pieces.

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