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Children's Classics Course

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Mattie Furphy House

Swanbourne, WA 6010

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Three day course covering the "golden age" of children's literature. Students will study the "big three" pieces of classic children literature; Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan and, The Wizard of Oz, while also producing their own story - aimed at kids their own age!

This course will provide students with a wonderful introduction to the often forgotten world of classic children's literature and allow them to spend time reading and writing with fellow bookworms these holidays.

Lunch, snacks and materials provided.


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Day 1. (21/01/2019)

10:00am - Get to know you games

10:30am - What is classic children's literature?

11:30am - Writing challenge

12:00pm - Lunch

12:30pm - Intro to Alice in Wonderland

1:30pm - Writing challenge

2:00pm - Conventions of Alice in Wonderland

2:30pm - Writing challenge

3:00pm - Readings of Alice in Wonderland

3:30pm - Afternoon tea and work on project


Day 2. (22/01/2019)

10:00am - Speed write activity and recap

10:30am - Intro to Peter Pan

11:30am - Writing challenge

12:00pm - Lunch

12:30 pm - Group read-through of section of original Peter Pan production

1:00pm - What's in a play? Peter Pan and playwright conventions

1:30pm - Writing challenge

2:00pm - Readings of Peter Pan

2:30pm - Adaptions of Peter Pan and changing goals

3:00pm - Writing challenge

3:30pm - Afternoon tea and work on project


Day 3. (23/01/2019)

10:00am - Speed write activity and recap

10:30am - Intro to the Wizard of Oz

11:30am - Writing challenge

12:00pm - Lunch

12:30pm - Conventions of Wizard of Oz

1:00pm - Writing chalenge

1:30pm - Readings of Wizard of Oz

2:00pm - Writing Challenge

2:30pm - The female hero; similarities between Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan and, The Wizard of Oz

3:00pm - Polish off project

3:30pm - Afternoon tea and presentation of projects (parents welcome to join)



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