Creative Commons licenses
– explains the conditions which must be complied with when using Creative Commons licenced material. From Creative Commons

Make your own Creative Commons licence
– select the features and create a CC licence. From Creative Commons

What is Creative Commons video
– video explaining the difference between Copyright and Creative Commons licensed material. From Creative Commons NZ

Creative Commons Licenced Images and Music
Creative Commons
Creative Commons
Making Book Trailers

Adobe Premiere Rush Tutorials
– learn the basics, or refine your skills with tutorials

Adding audio to PowerPoint video
– add audio, such as music, narration, or sound bites, to your PowerPoint presentation. From Microsoft Office

Support Materials

Book Trailer Concept Map – in Google docs
Book Trailer Rubric – in Google docs
Book Trailer Storyboard– in Google docs


Leth, P 2010Creative Commons licencesIllustrationFlickr, viewed 6 July 2021, <Altmann, G 2012, Movie film, Photograph, Pixabay, viewed 6 July 2021, .>, Creative Commons license: <>.


Glossary of film terms
– definitions of terms and phrases used in films and cinematography. From New York Film Academy

Review Databases

Public Domain CCO image from Pixabay

Australian Classification Database
– search for film classifications. From Australian Government

Internet movie database
– film reviews and trailers from IMDb

Short Films

The National Film and Sound Archive
– this site has an extraordinary array of largely historic but also contemporary film clips, organised by expert curators across a vast range of topics. All clips are from a distinctly Australian perspective.

Australian Screen
– this is a National Film and Sound Archive website, focused on curating the archive’s Australian film content into bite-sized clips for use in classrooms. Perfect! Find film clips by topic area or alphabetic listing. Each clip comes with extensive descriptions and curator notes to help teachers select the best clip for their purpose.


Altmann, G 2012Movie filmPhotographPixabay, viewed 6 July 2021, <>.


Friendly Street Poets – Adelaide Poets Collective
– promotes poetry events around Adelaide as well as featured poems from SA poets

Poetry Foundation
– search poems and poets by name and theme.

poetry bench


Fischer, T 2008, e.e.cummings benchPhotographFlickr, viewed 6 July 2021, <>, Creative Commons license: <>.


Paradigm Online writing assistant 
– Includes: Organising, Revising and Editing your writing, Writing informal essays, Thesis/Support essays, Exploratory, Argumentative essays, Tips and techniques for writing poetry. Created by Chuck Guilford

How to write an excellent paragraph in English
– Wendy Klatt explains how to improve a paragraph using a topic sentence, reasons with specific examples, and a concluding sentence. Includes video tutorials




McPhee, N 2008ScribblePhotographFlickr, viewed 6 July 2021, <>, Creative Commons license: <>.

Teacher Resources

– a free collection of fiction and nonfiction for 5th-12th grade classrooms. Search and filter our collection by lexile, grade, theme, genre, literary device– a wiki encyclopedia of pro and con arguments and quotations. From the International Debate Education Association

Literary terms
– definitions of literary terms found in writing

P-10 English Sample assessments
– units of work and resources to support the Australian English Curriculum. From Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Teacher Resources

Reading Australia
– educational resources for teachers using Australian texts within the framework of the Australian Curriculum. The units include curriculum codes, sample classroom and assessment activities.

– the full text of Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets side-by-side with translations into modern English. Includes character analysis, plot analysis, themes and quotes. From Sparknotes

Six Word Memoirs
– summarise your life in 6 words