The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be 3-4 stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i.e. one on characters, one on setting etc). Each stations has enough squares for each student in the class to write their answer. The question can be posted on the butcher paper, or on the wall. Students must support their answer with evidence from the story.

The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be 3-4 stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i.e. one on characters, one on setting etc). Each stations has enough squares for each student in the class to write their answer. The question can be posted on the butcher paper, or on the wall. Students must support their answer with evidence from the story.

The Lost Thing (i) - Copacabana Public School

The Lost Thing (i) - Copacabana Public School

Visual Literacy and The Lost Thing.  Using The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan, students were able to deconstruct the illustrations and analyse their visual literacy features and their impact on the story and reader.

Visual Literacy and The Lost Thing. Using The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan, students were able to deconstruct the illustrations and analyse their visual literacy features and their impact on the story and reader.

Interesting tool as it  is an free online film resource, it can be useful with students because it gives them the tools to create their own short films.  For me it was very interesting the production resources as it gives a lot of information about scriptwriting and storyboards.

Interesting tool as it is an free online film resource, it can be useful with students because it gives them the tools to create their own short films. For me it was very interesting the production resources as it gives a lot of information about scriptwriting and storyboards.

The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan is a fabulous and inspiring book - the kids can make their own 'Lost Thing' out of supplies from the junk pile!

The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan is a fabulous and inspiring book - the kids can make their own 'Lost Thing' out of supplies from the junk pile!

The Lost Thing by Saun Tan. Students created a LOST poster for the story character using adjectives in their description and salience in their illustration.

The Lost Thing by Saun Tan. Students created a LOST poster for the story character using adjectives in their description and salience in their illustration.

The Bird King:  The Lost Thing - Exhibition: July 14 - August 26,...

The Bird King: The Lost Thing - Exhibition: July 14 - August 26,...

The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan. Make your own lost thing out of odds and ends.

The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan. Make your own lost thing out of odds and ends.

"Discussion Tables" - Pick a passage from a book you are reading and glue it to the center of bulletin board paper and have the students write their thoughts about the passage.

"Discussion Tables" - Pick a passage from a book you are reading and glue it to the center of bulletin board paper and have the students write their thoughts about the passage.

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