This is Banjo Paterson Day 6 - resources for teachers and librarians

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Welcome to Day 6!

As part of the National Library's commitment to educational (and entertaining!) books, comprehensive teaching notes for This has Banjo Paterson have been provided for curriculum levels kindergarten through to year 3. Notes include discussion and inquiry questions, and ideas can be adapted for older students, too.

At the end of This is Banjo Paterson, a beautiful full-page spread (broadsheet style) is dedicated to further information on Banjo's life. Ideal for adults and older students.

Click the poster above for the teaching notes relating to This is Banjo Paterson. 

All 162 of his poems can be viewed here at the Australian Poetry Library, and kid-friendly audio on the real story behind Waltzing Matilda, can be found here.

For further resources on Banjo's life, the following websites are recommended:

Stay tuned for Day 7, where you'll have a chance to win a copy of the book! Click here for the full list of launch posts.

Join Tania on Periscope on Friday 17 February at 1pm AEDST, where 
she will be chatting about the book live from the National Library, 
and showing various priceless Banjo Paterson items, 
along with original artwork by Christina Booth!

And for those in or near Canberra ...
Book Launch - This is Banjo Paterson
Sunday 12 February 2017
National Library of Australia

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