Literacy Links


Year 7

http://www.ironoutlaw.com/ - Lots of information about Ned Kelly here. Great research to support Black Snake.

http://www.nedkellysworld.com.au/ - Great overview on Ned Kelly and his family. Also some very good information about other Australian bushrangers.

http://www.prov.vic.gov.au/nedonline/ - The Public Record Office of Victoria has many documents relating to Ned Kelly. Using keywords will bring up information in documents which might be useful. eg. A search for "Armour" will bring up several documents which may be useful. Remember to use Control F to find your keyword or words once you are there.


Year 8
http://www.mysterynet.com/learn/lessonplans/ - There's lots of resources here to help with the teaching of Mystery stories and writing. Great for the Year 8 Crime unit.


Year 9

http://www.echoeducation.com.au/ - Echo online is a terrific way to find your newspaper articles. There is a How To on our Library Website, complete with the login details and password you need to use. Great for finding articles about a specific issue.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx - Ebsco Host is another online database. This one indexes newspaper and magazine articles. Many articles have all the text online too. Remember to go to our Library website for the login and password details, as well as a How To.

http://www.education.theage.com.au/ - You can also use The Age Online to find your newspaper articles from The Age. Go to this weblink, then to Search Archives. Use the News Store link to find the most current articles. You no longer need to have a login and password for this service.