Zen Shorts - Stillwater the panda moves into the house on the hill and shares valuable lessons with his new friends through classic Zen stories designed to challenge our perspective on our own lives through emotions such as anger, worrying and jealousy.
The Wishing Cupboard is a story about the importance of family. The book explores the sadness of families who have been separated over time and space and shows how hope, wishes and action can reunite loved ones.
Inclusion of Asia-related texts into the study of English will assist teachers to realise the cross curriculum priority of Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia in the study of English and to make an important contribution to student knowledge, skills and understanding of our region through the Australian Curriculum Links to texts by stage
The Asian-Australian Children’s Literature and Publishing (AACLAP) project investigates and records details of Australian children’s literature either set in Asia, works that contain Asian-Australian content or characters, works that represent Asian-Australian cultures and experiences, as well as hundreds of Australian works that have been translated into at least one Asian language.
Learning_from_one_another - In this learning area, students draw on knowledge of the Asia region, including literature, to influence and enhance their own creative pursuits. They develop communication skills that reflect cultural awareness and intercultural understanding.
My Place Asia Australia The My Place Asia Australia website is a very rich resource designed for use with middle years students, but is easily adapted for use at the lower primary level. The resource is based on an innovative cultural exchange with students from Australia and countries in Asia, creating and sharing images and explanatory information about places special to them via the Internet.