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    The Lives of Animals: Lesson 1 English, Yr 10

    In this lesson, students will identify and investigate how comparative language techniques are used throughout the text and consider both the writer’s purpose and how these may influence the reader’s perception of animals. Students will also discuss perspectives – both personal and fictional and have opportunities to demonstrate their understanding within analytical and reflective tasks.

    YEARS: 10

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    The Lives of Animals: Lesson 2 English, Yr 10

    Through discussion, close reading, analytical writing, in addition to reflection, students will be given multiple opportunities to share their thoughts and opinions on the various philosophical arguments concerning the human-animal relationship.

    YEARS: 10

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    The Lives of Animals: Lesson 3 English, Yr 10

    The Lives of Animals uses a fictional text to present various arguments and philosophical stances indirectly. This activity enables students to explore how fictional texts can be persuasive.

    YEARS: 10

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    The Lives of Animals: Lesson 4 English, Yr 10

    This activity invites students to explore how experiences can be written from different perspectives. Poetry techniques are also utilised, with students comparing different texts and creating their own.

    YEARS: 10

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    The Lives of Animals: Lesson 5 English, Yr 10

    This activity requires the students to reflect on an interview with the author about the text and how different types of text can be used to present a particular point of view.

    YEARS: 10