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Teacher guide Exploring haiku

TLF ID M019505

This learning sequence explores the structure and examples of Japanese haiku poetry. Students consider how compressed language can produce dramatic and unexpected effects by beginning with an interactive simulated writing experience and then conducting a deeper study of both classic and contemporary haiku.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This learning sequence explores the structure and examples of Japanese haiku poetry. Students consider how compressed language can produce dramatic and unexpected effects by beginning with an interactive simulated writing experience and then conducting a deeper study of both classic and contemporary haiku.
  • This resource is valuable as it provides teachers with strategies to support the implementation of the Intercultural Understanding capability, especially learning about and engaging with Japanese culture through analysing haiku poetry to understand ways of thinking.
  • This resource is valuable as student activities develop English skills such as using a range of software to create, edit and publish poetry.
Year level

7

Learning area
  • English

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Person: Pam Stewart
  • Description: Author
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Person: Pam Stewart
  • Description: Author
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • Publisher
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://asiaeducation.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
Rights
  • With the exception of material on the AEF Portal that is owned by third parties, you may, for non-commercial educational purposes only, reproduce and communicate the Content provided that you include the copyright notice © The University of Melbourne and Education Services Australia Limited – Asia Education Foundation, 2014 (unless indicated otherwise) and any applicable acknowledgements; you may adapt the content provided that you acknowledge the source of the material as "The University of Melbourne and Education Services Australia Limited – Asia Education Foundation" and any applicable acknowledgement.