Remembrance Day

“Australia’s biggest music names; Lee Kernaghan, Guy Sebastian, Sheppard, Jon Stevens, Jessica Mauboy, Shannon Noll & Megan Washington unite to release the official music video for the charity single, ‘Spirit of the Anzacs’, a tribute to those that have given their lives, those who have served, and those that still today step bravely into the […] → Continue Reading Remembrance Day

Father’s Day

Just love the funny video, Dad’s Life! This light-hearted slideshow for primary students contains conversation starters based on the music video clip. Please also see the slideshow below: My Daddy Isn’t Here to address issues with students who won’t be be with their dads on Father’s Day.   Father’s Day Primary School Slideshow from Nicola […] → Continue Reading Father’s Day

NAIDOC Week : 8 – 15 July 2018

A slideshow for primary school students to explore the theme of “Because of her, we can!” through the artwork displayed on the poster by Cheryl Moggs, winner of the 2018 competition. To get help with addressing individual student learning and behaviour management needs, watch the 2 minute clip from the sponsor underneath! NAIDOC 2018 from […] → Continue Reading NAIDOC Week : 8 – 15 July 2018

The Queen’s Birthday

Our next public holiday in WA is the Queen’s Birthday. Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most important dignitaries in the world and the constitutional monarch of Australia. Her image is on the currency we use every day but how much do our students really know about her – introduce the Queen to your students […] → Continue Reading The Queen’s Birthday

WA Day 2018

Help your young students to appreciate living in WA by talking about all the things they can do each day. Also included are links to the history behind the public holiday and images of our state emblems. The “Celebrate WA” folks have done a great job with a lot more resources available this year  – […] → Continue Reading WA Day 2018

Mother’s Day

Mums are special people who deserve all the appreciation we can give them! This primary slideshow includes the famous “Mum Song” by Anita Renfroe where she sings all the statements mothers may make in a 24 hour period to the William Tell Overture! Also very amusing, is the video of interviews for “The World’s Toughest Job” […] → Continue Reading Mother’s Day

ANZAC Day True/False Quiz

This primary slideshow quiz is most suited to Years 2 – 4 but upper primary students may get a buzz out of answering many statements correctly! Also, you may wish to check out my K- 10 ANZAC Day slideshow.   ANZAC Day School Slideshow from Nicola Carr-White

ANZAC Day

This slideshow begins with a few slides about ANZAC Day suited to all students and is followed by another section for older students exploring the song, “Only Nineteen”, by the Australian folk band, Redgum.  Please preview the presentation and links to ensure the content is appropriate for your students. Some options for primary students, at your […] → Continue Reading ANZAC Day

Easter

This simple K-3 slideshow describes the significance of Easter and includes a link to an  Australian animation of the Easter story. As our longest public holiday, the Easter story represents an opportunity for all students to understand our Australian cultural heritage and learn what may be new general knowledge. Easter in Australia from Nicola The new Mastery Learning Folder strategy […] → Continue Reading Easter

Battle of Beersheba

Share with your class the significance of the Australian and New Zealand Light Horsemen in the Battle of Beersheba during the First World War as we commemorate Remembrance Day. See also some great Aussie performers singing “Spirit of the ANZACS” in the Remembrance Day slideshow.   Battle of Beersheba Primary School Slideshow from Nicola Carr-White