Paper Boats – An Anthology of Short Short Stories

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ISBN 9781107608887
Author/Editor Duyal , Yasar
Edition 1
Published 2011-04-01
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Description

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.