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Short lessons for Stage 4 English

Simple lessons for Stage 4 English teachers with a reading stimulus and cloze passage, comprehension questions, language analysis and creative activity. The lessons focus on the concepts of being a Digital Citizen and the language used in the stimulus material.

Be an Upstander

This short lesson uses an eSafety article as a stimulus. The article contains tips on how to be an Upstander. A short video is used as a second stimulus.

Sharing content online

This short lesson uses an eSafety article as a stimulus. The article content is about understanding an individuals right to privacy and only sharing things that are appropriate and safe.

Being safe online

This short lesson uses an eSafety article as a stimulus around password and passphrases.

Social media and defamation

This lesson uses an ABC article as a stimulus about social media and defamation. The lesson includes further links to other relevant ABC news articles.

Protecting your identity

This lesson uses an eSafety article as a stimulus. The content of the article is about protecting your identity online by understanding what personal information is being tracked, and how to manage your privacy settings.

Curriculum and syllabus links

  • EN4-3B - uses and describes language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences
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