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YEAR 9


Watch the video Sorry Day by Coral Vass and Dub Leffler and then write down some key thoughts and observations from the book.

  • Think about the significance of the cultural backgrounds of the author and illustrator.
  • Identify the historical, social and cultural value of the book – engage a parent/caregiver in the conversation.

Then create a mind map and multi-modal presentation on the historical, social and cultural value of the book. Mind maps should include:

  • quotes and images from the book
  • quotes from the author and/or illustrator
  • quotes and/or images from the Apology
  • statistics and information about the Stolen Generations
  • a clear expression of your  opinion of the historical, social and cultural value of the book.

Recommended multi-modal formats:

  • PowerPoint/Prezi
  • Word doc
  • Poster.
CONCLUSION
  • Use the yarning circle inspired space you have created in your home to share your presentation and send a copy to your teacher.