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Touch The Sun - Devil's Hill

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Students analyse some of the techniques used to tell stories on film. They explore fear and handling fear, conflict and the film-makers apparent ambivalence towards the Australian landscape.

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Touch The Sun - Peter & Pompey

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Students explore the relationships between the characters and the film language used to tell the story.

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Touch The Sun - The Gift

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Useful for teaching about television genre, this program shows the artificial and constructed nature of quiz shows. The activities also explore conflict and environmental issues.

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Touch The Sun - Top Enders

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Students explore some film techniques, characterisation, stereotyping, juxtaposition, and storyboarding. They discuss these themes in the film: growing up, risk taking, adventure and independence.

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TV Tie-Ins Teaching Kit

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This teaching kit defines TV tie-ins and how they can be used with reluctant readers to improve understanding of the story. It explores briefly the translation of film to text and provides some exa...

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Using Mustangs FC in the Classroom

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The ACTF Education Team spent a day with Year 6 teacher Karsan Hutchinson and his students at Rose Park Primary School in Adelaide seeing how they integrated Mustangs FC and the Mustangs FC Teach...

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What's Fair?: Being Different

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The What’s Fair? teaching kit is an online component of What’s Fair?, a cross-curricula resource that explores ethical issues. The resource, comprising a Teachers' Guide book, DVD anthology and...

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What's Fair?: Teachers' Guide

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What’s Fair? is a cross curriculum resource designed to focus on a range of themes relevant to English, Studies of Society and Environment, and Health and Physical Education – Human Relations. ...

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What's Fair?: Teaching Resource

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What’s Fair? is a multimedia education resource that explores ethical issues with students aged 8-12. This DVD anthology contains 13 digitised clips from the award winning ACTF series Round th...

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Winners & More Winners - Boy Soldiers

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Students explore issues about conscription in war time and how a filmmaker used a range of techniques to tell one boy's story. Students analyse the techniques used, research then debate conscription.

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Winners & More Winners - Boy Soldiers B

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Students discuss issues raised in the film then undertake research about the power of government to enforce military service and the role of citizens in a democracy to influence government.

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Winners & More Winners - His Master's Ghost

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These activities encourage students to think about and discuss writing techniques as they are applied in film.

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