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Unit Outline


In this unit we will:
  • read the novel Montana 1948
  • complete a range of comprehension questions
  • explore the themes of the novel via a Powerpoint
  • complete a summative Creative response to the text (in-class). SACE task.


Ms Wauchope's Class Task





























An interesting historical site with information on the Indian Wars.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/where-the-buffalo-no-longer-roamed-3067904/?no-ist


Check out this external wikispace on the novel - thanks to Evie Allcroft for the link.
http://karamuyear12english.wikispaces.com/Extended+Text+Study+-+Montana+1948+by+Larry+Watson




R E S O U R C E S
Here are some of the Powerpoints from previous years

Use this excellent study guide to supplement your work.There is a wealth of information here to help you understand Montana 1948 in depth.


Another class WIKI on the novel. Take a good look at the Character Study Powerpoints.
Montana Wiki



SETTING

PLACE

Although Westby is not the town in the novel, it is as close to it in real life as you can get. Check out the map to get a sense of the landscape as well as location






CHARACTERS

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Use the net to find images that you think match FOUR of the main characters in the book.
For each image overlay a series of words, phrases and quotes from the novel that summarises the character and their key relationships.



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KEY THEMES


Use this Powerpoint to makes notes about some of the key themes that arise from the novel. We will do this task in class.



Formative T A S K S



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IMPORTANT - here are the three documents for your Comprehension Questions






SUMMATIVE TASKJulian.jpg
To be announced. The task will be emailed to you on the day we do it in class.

DUE DATE: TBA

Performance Standards for this Task
KU1,3 Analysis An1 Application App2 Communication C1,2

EXTRA RESOURCES