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This map shows the journey of Leah and Joan in the China Coin. This map will help you complete the CK2.0_Lit Trip Activity in this unit.
Want to learn more about writing? This resource contains loads of links and ideas to Celebrate Literacy!
Following are some of the iPad Apps you may use to complete your research and asssessment tasks for this unit. Select the app to find out more.
GFlash App- Available in Self Service
Comic Life-Available in Self Service
Dragon Dictation-Available in Self Service
Doceri-Available on the App Store
Trading Cards-Available on the App Store
Listed on this Lib Guide are a selection of resources that could be used for the Year 7 novel study on 'The China Coin' by Allan Baillie. The China Coin presents a sense of political and cultural upheaval by developing two key elements: Leah is the central pivotal character amongst this background that the reader immediately latches on to; the coin itself is the central trope which Baillie surrounds with layers of meaning - personal, political, cultural and textual. In Leah, we see a girl thrust into China, her mother searching for a family and the answer to a mystery about an ancient Chinese coin.
READING AND UNDERSTANDING:
- Narrative Pyramid
Once you've read a short story or chapter of a novel, use the Narrative Pyramid to reflect on key ideas and details.This resource is from Read, Write, Think.
- Story Map
The Story Map interactive includes a set of graphic organizers designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities. The organizers are intended to focus on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution development.
The China Coin by
Call Number: 224076989
The china Coin written by Alan Baille was written in 1989 after the authors visit to China and the the time of the Tiananmen Square riots.
Take a look in the Christopher Brennan Library for books that will suppllement your learning and underdtanding of modern China.
Little White Duck by
Publication Date: 2012
The world is changing for two girls in China in the 1970s. This graphic novel captures the time after the death of the country's leader Chairman Mao. New opportunities emerge for the sisters which will be much different than the upbringing their parents experienced.