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Digital Author Talk: Shaun Tan

Connect your students to artist, author and illustrator Shaun Tan.

In your classroom

NSW Curriculum Links:

Meet the author of The Red Tree  

Join Melbourne based artist, author and illustrator Shaun Tan, whose award winning books include The Red Tree, The Rabbits, The Arrival, Tales from Outer Suburbia and The Lost Thing. 

In this digital livestreamed talk, Shaun will discuss the inspiration and motivation behind his stories, which encourage readers to ask questions rather than reach conventional conclusions. 

Your class will be able to submit questions for Shaun in video form. 

Presented by Sydney Opera House

The Red Tree: Creative Learning

Schools performances of The Red Tree are available.

NSW Syllabus Links 

 

SUBJECT

OBJECTIVE

OUTCOMES

 

 

Stage 3

English

Communicate through speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing and representing

EN3-1A, EN3-3A

Think in ways that are imaginative, creative, interpretive and critical

EN3-7C

Express themselves and their relationships with others and their world

EN3-8D

PDHPE

Personal and community health and well-being

PD3-9

Develop interpersonal skills to act respectfully with others

PD3-10

Creative Arts

Visual Arts

Appreciating

VAS3.3
VAS3.4

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