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Digital Author Talk: Matt Stanton

Celebrate Australian Reading Hour with bestselling author and illustrator Matt Stanton. 

Free Digital Live Steam via YouTube Live in your web browser or video conferencing services.  

NSW Curriculum Links:

Meet the author of Funny Kid

Celebrate Australian Reading Hour with bestselling author and illustrator Matt Stanton. 

In this very special live-streamed talk Matt will talk through his creative process, what inspires him and why reading and stories are important.

He will also read from his new book Funny Kid: Next Level and answer questions from the live studio audience on the day.

Once you have booked a place in this digital experience, your class can also submit their written questions for Matt.

 

Presented by Sydney Opera House in partnership with The Australian Reading Hour

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NSW Syllabus Links 

Subject

Objective

Outcomes

Early Stage 1

English

demonstrates developing skills and strategies to read, view and comprehend short, predictable texts on familiar topics in different media and technologies

 

ENe-4A

 

recognises that there are different kinds of spoken texts with specific language features and shows an emerging awareness of some purposes for spoken language

 

ENe-6B

 

recognises some different purposes for writing and that own texts differ in various ways

 

ENe-7B

 

demonstrates emerging skills and knowledge of texts to read and view, and shows developing awareness of purpose, audience and subject matter

 

ENe-8B

 

thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, simple ideas and the basic features of texts when responding to and composing texts

 

ENe-10C

 

Creative Arts

Visual Arts

Recognises some of the qualities of different artworks and begins to realise that artists make artworks.

VAES1.3

Communicates their ideas about pictures and other kinds of artworks.

VAES1.4

Stage 1

English

draws on an increasing range of skills and strategies to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on less familiar topics in different media and technologies

EN1-4A

 

recognises a range of purposes and audiences for spoken language and recognises organisational patterns and features of predictable spoken texts

 

EN1-6B

 

recognises that there are different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an awareness of purpose, audience and subject matter

 

EN1-8B

 

thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts

 

EN1-10C

 

Creative Arts

Visual Arts

Realises what artists do, who they are and what they make.

VAS1.3

Begins to interpret the meaning of artworks,  acknowledging the roles of artist and audience.

VAS1.4

Stage 2

English

uses an increasing range of skills, strategies and knowledge to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on increasingly challenging topics in different media and technologies

 

EN2-4A

 

identifies the effect of purpose and audience on spoken texts, distinguishes between different forms of English and identifies organisational patterns and features

 

EN2-6B

 

identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter

 

EN2-8B

 

thinks imaginatively, creatively and interpretively about information, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts

 

EN2-10C

 

Creative Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visual Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acknowledges that artists make artworks for different reasons and that various interpretations are possible.

VAS2.3

Identifies connections between subject matter in artworks and what they refer to, and appreciates the use of particular techniques.

VAS2.4

Stage 3

English

uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

 

EN3-3A

 

discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts

 

EN3-5B

thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identifies connections between texts when responding to and composing texts

 

EN3-7C

 

Creative Arts

Visual Arts Acknowledges that audiences respond in different ways to artworks and that there are different opinions about the value of artworks. VAS3.3
Communicates about the ways in which subject matter is represented inartworks.

VAS3.4

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