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Ranger Smith in Australia!

PrimaryPrimary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

1. Look at the following video clip from the Famous TV show, Yogi Bear. This clip shows the Day in the Life of Ranger Smith.
https://youtu.be/gy5tMKyURJg
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You are to create a new adventure for Ranger Smith in Australia!

Select an Australian animal to replace Yogi Bear and think about what adventure she or he could get up to.

Discussion

Discuss with a partner.

3. Use Storyboard That ( free 14 day trial) to develop your story.

Storyboard That

 

4. Draw a cartoon strip showing what it might be like to be a Ranger in an Australia National Park (see the Park Ranger Links page). Use one of the Cartoon Makers below:  

Stripgenerator

Stripgenerator

 

Web Cartoon Maker

Web Cartoon Maker

Pixton

Pixton
Toondoo

Toondoo

 

5. Make sure you clearly show an introduction, the events that take place, and how the adventure ends. Share with your class.

 

 

 

An episode for Landline: The Work of Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers

MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

IndigenousAustralian Curriculum Cross Curriculum Priorities: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

 

 

1. In groups of 4 - 5 students, you are to create a 1 - 3 minute movie about the Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers and their work.

Read the following articles and select one topic (Fire or,  Eradication) to be the stimulus material for your movie for Landline (ABC TV show). You will need to have the following in place: Reading

  • The Presenter (with introductory and conclusion script)
  • The Interviewer (with questions)
  • 2 Interviewees (or more) (answers to questions)
  • Information explaining the Science behind the story
  • Photos, images or news clips

A. ISSUE: FIRE: Resources:

ABC News 10 September 2017

ABC News

 

ABC News 24 April 2017

ABC News
ABC News 12 August 2016

ABC News
   

 

B. ISSUE: ERADICATION or SAVING SPECIES: Resources:

 

Australian Geographic 25 November 2010

National Geographic
Australian Geographic 22 September 2017

Australian Geographic
Indigneous gov.au: 11 January 2018

Indigenous.gov.au

2. Create your movie in a storyboard first.  Pitch your idea to the rest of the class.

3. Create your movie in Filmora.

 

 

Websites, Games & Apps

My Ranger App

My Ranger App

Cost: Free
Developer: Parks Qld
Screenshots

Ranger Roo

PrimaryPrimary

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Ranger Roo

 

WebQuests

WebQuest: Mununja the Butterfly

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LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Mununja the Butterfly WebQuest

 

 

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