With the advent of the National Curriculum it is essential that resources and ideas are shared. This space will feature links to worthwhile internet sites, assessment tasks and programs, and any other ICT resources to enrich the English classroom.


These resources were created by Karen Yager and the English teachers in the Northern Sydney Region and beyond!
Stage 6

Power point Belonging

Karen's Romulus power point



Stage 4/5

Ways to teach Shakespeare

Fabulous Shakespeare Site
Search for characters, famous lines, etc in Shakespeare's plays: Shakespeare Searched
Fantastic Macbeth wiki based on Second Life complete with teaching resources: Macbeth Second LifeShakespeare- you want to be a playwright

Excellent Web Links
Great Grammar site: Grammar
Australian Literature - links to National Curriculum
Julie Bain's wonderful Belonging website: [[http:// Belonging]There are a couple of links here for the Belonging - they are teaching resources. The first one is a film trailer of Bra Boys film and the second is analysis of the trailer. Both are YouTube links but if you want the analysis and YouTube is blocked at your school you can contact me j.bain@oconnor.nsw.edu.au
'Inanimate Alice': This multimedia text tells the story of Alice, growing up in the early years of the 21st century. Written and directed by writer Kate Pullinger and digital artist Chris Joseph, this series of multimedia, interactive episodes uses a combination of text, sound, images, and games as Alice takes us on a journey through her life from the age of eight through to her twenties.Fabulous resource:

Interesting link to a site that explores the use of colour in advertising: [[http://sixrevisions.com/web_design/color-the-next-limited-resource/ |Next Limited resource]]
Litunes - Connects songs with literary texts:Litunes
Join the ETA Annual Conference Ning: etaconf09
Belonging, A Century Celebrated
Belonging, Voices of Refugees
Frankenstein Webquest
Australian Screen
Celtx-Storyboards,film and drama scripts
Globe Shakespeare
Great Speeches
Shaun Tan Official Website
Erudite-stage 6 english
Folger - Shakespeare
Animoto - BRILLIANT - make high end video content with special effects: animoto