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Even if the echidna moves off the road itself, it could still have life-threatening injuries. It has a hooked bill and sharp talons. Once the wall story is completed invite each group to read their part of the story. Neither the size nor weight of an echidna is a useful indicator of age, maturity or gender. Explain that these pictures will be drawn onto large stones to make story stones that will help us remember and retell the story. What You Can Do to Help If you live in Australia or New Guinea, you can help echidnas by driving carefully, keeping pet dogs under control, and leaving gaps under fences so echidnas can roam freely. This book is not only a dreamtime story it is also an instructional tool.
Go through the story again and using post-it notes write down each event, one per post-it note. Share this with students on an iPad, or on multiple iPads. Endangered species are types of animals or plants that may become extinct soon. Dreamtime stories are a part of the oral traditions, and are one aspect of a very complex spiritual belief system — the Dreaming. The equator is an imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between the North and South Poles. Bronwyn is a leading Indigenous artist, illustrator and art administrator whose work is held at the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Australian Museum.
Using the list of items they observed on the discovery walk discuss how they are now going to design symbols or pictorial representations to make story stones that depict what was seen on the walk. Place post-it notes on the pages of Scaly-tailed Possum and Echidna where you can model how you have used this reading strategy to aid in your understanding of the story. In hot weather, put a damp towel over the animal and place it in a cool spot. Any echidna that has been hit by a vehicle must come into care for a full veterinary assessment. Rich assessment task Dramatisation Students display their understanding when they interpret texts through creative mediums such as dramatisation.
Bogan : person who takes little pride in his appearance, spends his days slacking and drinking beer Bogged : Stuck in mud, deep sand a vehicle. Discuss the three characters and their dispositions. Fertile females are never left alone for very long: Males will quite literally queue up to mate with them. Bluey : bluebottle jellyfish Bodgy : of inferior quality Bog in : commence eating, to attack food with enthusiasm Bog standard : basic, unadorned, without accessories a bog standard car, telephone etc. It is refreshing to have a reminder about the broad nature and biodiversity of the land we live in and the people whilst reading a lovely dreaming story. Sometimes one word might be changed for two words or vice versa. Jantiena is the deputy principal at Maribyrnong Primary School and is passionate about quality literacy practices in the early years and whole school practices.
Dreamtime stories are being written down so that we can learn more about these traditions and stories. Galah : fool, silly person. Billabongs are usually formed when the course of a creek or river changes, leaving the former branch with a dead end. Ask students to drop a counter into the bowl as they hear each word. The engines of an airplane propel it through the air. For example, Magellan was an explorer who led the first expedition that sailed around the Earth. Earth is another word for soil.
White pointers : topless female sunbathers Whiteant verb : to criticise something to deter somebody from buying it. Treating injuries such as wounds requires the prompt administration of antibiotics to ensure a successful outcome. The eel is a long, snake-like fish. Some types of energy include electrical energy, mechanical energy, and potential energy. Model how a word can be represented visually, e. After reading through the story, ask students what sounds and special effects could be used to engage more of our senses when acting out this story.
I also love how you have links of every worksheet you use for Filip. Eoraptor is the oldest known dinosaur. Therefore, it is essential that she be returned to her place of rescue as quickly as possible and not relocated. After 10 days, a blind, hairless baby echidna known as a puggle hatches and attaches itself to a milk patch inside the pouch. The personal photos at the front and back of the book aid this. Tickets, to have on oneself : to have a high opinion of oneself Tinny : can of beer Tinny : small aluminium boat Tinny, tin-arsed : lucky Togs : swim suit Too right! If you've got any or suggestions, though, we'd very much like to hear them.
Moving the echidna away from the area will be a death sentence to the baby. Suggestions may include using silk material for the sky to replicate the texture in the illustrations or using tapping sticks to extenuate the movement of animals. Explain that Aboriginal people refer to the time that existed before now, and during which everything was created, as. Echidnas are monotremes, or mammals that lay eggs. Echidnas will often blow clear bubbles from their nostrils, which is perfectly normal. Explain that the land they are on may be different to the land where the story of Scaly-tailed Possum and Echidna came from.