Copyright and Creative Commonsinternet

Creative Commons licenses
– shows 6 main Creative Commons licenses arranged from the most accommodating type to the most restrictive. 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

Making Book Trailers       movies

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

Images       image

CCSearch
– access to search services offered by other independent organisations. Results are not necessarily under CC license and will need to be verified. Search web, images, music, video and media by choosing tabs at top.

FlickrCC
– CC licensed photos from Flickr

Google images
– use Tools tab to filter by Usage Rights

Pexels
– free images with CC0 Creative Commons  licence

Photo Pin
– CC licenced images from Flickr

Photos for Class
– Creative Commons licenced images suitable for educational purposes

Pixabay
– free images with CCO Creative Commons licence

Unsplash
– Creative Commons licenced images with CCO Creative Commons licence

Music music

Bensound
– royalty free music with Creative Commons licence https://www.bensound.com/licensing

ccMixter
– music with Creative Commons license

CCSearch
– access to search services offered by other independent organisations. Results are not necessarily under CC license and will need to be verify. Search Jamendo, ccMixter and SoundCloud

Free Sound effects
– free sound effects for non-commercial use. Available in 2 file formats

Purple Planet Royalty Free Music
– free music organised in themes. Roll mouse over to hear excerpt. CC3.0 attribution licence.

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Image reference:
Maia, B n.d., Aurora icons, illustration, IconFinder, accessed 26 December 2012, <http://www.iconfinder.com/icondetails/27643/128/aurora_folder_itunes_music_icon>, Creative Commons licence: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/>.

General

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

Review Databases

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

Film reviews – Australian Catholic Film Office

Internet movie database
– film reviews and trailers from IMDb

Urban Cinefile (Australian)
– alphabetical listing of Australian films. Includes synopsis and reviews

Study Guides and Genre Lists

Film Education
– film resources and study guides

Metro Magazine
– study guides and resources

Public Domain CCO image from Pixabay

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.

Findie
– excellently curated variety of short films, searchable by mood and time available. Generally suitable for high school, but younger students also catered for.

Short of the Week
– inspiring and emotive short films from around the world, searchable by genre, topic, country of origin and style.


Year 6

Wonder – R.J. Palacio
– teaching notes from Random House Australia

Year 7

Bone sparrow – Zana Fraillon
– teaching notes by Robyn Sheahan-Bright

The dog, Ray – Linda Coggin

Don’t call me Ishmael – Michael Gerard Bauer
– teaching notes from Scholastic Publishing

Year 8

Boy in the striped pyjamas – John Boyne (+ unabridged CDs)
– teaching notes from Random House Publishing

A midsummer night’s dream – William Shakespeare (+ unabridged CDs)
– entire play created by Jeremy Hylton, from MIT. Public Domain

The outsiders – S.E.Hinton (+ unabridged CDs)
– teaching notes from TheBestNotes

Year 9

The art of taxidermy – Sharon Kernot
– teaching notes from Text Publishing

Leaving Jetty Road – Rebecca Burton
– teaching notes from Harper Collins

Looking for Alibrandi – Melina Marchetta (+ unabridged CDs)
–  teaching notes from Penguin Publishing

Secrets in the fire – Henning Mankell

Skellig – David Almond
– teaching notes from Hodder Education

Twelfth night – William Shakespeare (+ unabridged CDs)
– entire play created by Jeremy Hylton, from MIT. Public Domain

We were liars – E. Lockhart
– teaching notes from The Scottish Book Trust

Book Club sets
– Amateurs – Sara Shepard
– Book of Ivy – Amy Engel
– Everything, everything – Nicola Yoon
– One – Sarah Crossan
– Our chemical hearts – Krystal Sutherland
– The red queen – Victoria Aveyard

Book Club Roles
– the roles outlined are just a few of the possible roles that can be allocated to group members. From iPad Literature Circles

Year 10

The alchemist – Paulo Coelho
– teaching notes from HarperCollins

Animal farm – George Orwell (+ unabridged CDs)
– teaching notes from Penguin

The curious incident of the dog in the night-time – Mark Haddon (+ unabridged CDs)

Romeo and Juliet – William Shakespeare
– entire play created by Jeremy Hylton, from MIT. Public Domain

To kill a mockingbird – Harper Lee (+ unabridged CDs)
– teaching notes from Harcourt Education

Year 11

English

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine – Gail Honeyman

The great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Macbeth – William Shakespeare (+ unabridged CDs)
– entire play created by Jeremy Hylton, from MIT. Public Domain

Of mice and men – John Steinbeck

That eye, the sky – Tim Winton

Drama text

A streetcar named Desire – Tennessee Williams

Brilliant lies – David Williamson

The crucible – Arthur Miller

Year 12

English

I’m not scared – Niccolo Ammaniti

Light between oceans – M.L. Stedman
– discussion notes from Simon & Schuster

English Literary Studies

A doll’s house and other plays – Henrik Ibsen

Lines to time: a poetry anthology

The reader – Bernhard Schlink

Other available texts

Eva Luna – Isabel Allende

King Lear – William Shakespeare
– entire play created by Jeremy Hylton, from MIT. Public Domain

EAL Texts

Year 9, 10, 11

Dark Dreams: Australian refugee stories – edited by Sonja Dechian, Heather Millar and Eva Sallis

Year 10, 11

I am Malala: how one girl stood up for education and changed the world – Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick

Year 11

The happiest refugee – Anh Do

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Poetry

Australian Poetry Library
– poems arranged under themes and occasions, poetic forms, biographies of poets. From University of Sydney

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.

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Image reference: 
Fischer, T 2008, e e cummings bench, photograph, Flickr, accessed 26 December 2012, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/tonythemisfit/3089830228/>, Creative Commons licence: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en>.

Writing

 

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

Writing fact sheet
– fact sheets on writing essays, reviews, reports, writing sentences and different paragraph and text types. From University of New England, Armidale, NSW

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Image reference:
McPhee, N 2008, I tend to scribble a lot, photograph, Flickr, accessed 26 December 2012, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicmcphee/2756494307/>, Creative Commons licence: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en>.

Teacher Resources

ABC Spalsh
ABC Splash! Years 7-10
– Watch, Listen, Play. English resources to support the Australian Curriculum. From ABC

Australian Curriculum : English

CommonLit
– a free collection of fiction and nonfiction for 5th-12th grade classrooms. Search and filter our collection by lexile, grade, theme, genre, literary device

English for the Australian Curriculum
– units of work to support the teaching and learning of English and literacy from Foundation to Year 10. From Education Services Australia and English teachers’ professional associations

Global Words
– units of work integrating the teaching and learning of English with global citizenship education. From Primary English Teaching Association Australia and World Vision

Teacher Resources

Literacy and English
– teaching materials, support and professional development to help improve literacy outcomes in the classroom. From Victorian State Government, Education and Training

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

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.

Shakespeare
– 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