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                     (This matrix was devised by Ralph Pirozzo in 1997 & updated in 2004)
UNIT OF STUDY: Fantasy 1 – Harry Potter                              YEAR LEVEL: 7/8 Extension English
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                                                 Bloom’s Taxonomy: Six Thinking Levels       Pre-Knowing    Knowing       Understanding       Applying        Analysing       Creating    Evaluating
                                      1 points        2 points          3 points         4 points       5 points     6 points
        Verbal                                                                        Write a
I enjoy reading,                                                                      detailed
writing & speaking                                                                    description of                Write a
                                     List main      Writing a
                                                                                      one of the                    fantasy
                                     characters     description –
                                                                                      main             Create an    book review
                                     in novel       how they look,   Examine the
                       What is                                                        characters?      interview    including
                                     and list       how they act,    novel for
                       fantasy?                                                                        with the     your
                                     some of        what they say,   quotes about     Does the
                       Mind map                                                                        author       opinion of
                                     their          what others      the characters   character
                                                                                                       (Y Chart)    the novel
                                     actions and    say about                         develop and
                                     features       them                              grow
Logical/Mathematical                                                                                                Survey the
I enjoy working with                                                                                                class for
numbers & science                                                                                                   their
                                                                     Find Harry
                                                                                                                    opinion on
                                                                     Potter and J K                   Research
                       What          Make a         At the end of                                                   the novel
                                                                     Rowling                          life and
                       numbers are   true-false     a chapter                         Create a                      and then
                                                                     websites. Rate                   writings of
                       supposed to   quiz about     predict what                      timeline of J K               create a
                                                                     the websites                     a fantasy
                       be lucky or   the events     will happen                       Rowling’s life                graph
                                                                     for accuracy,                    author
                       unlucky?      in the story   next.                                                           showing
                                                                     recency and
                                                                                                                    rating of
                                                                                                                    the novel.
    Visual/Spatial                                                                                                   Writing a
I enjoy painting,                                                                                                    film review
drawing &                              Make a                                                           Design an
                                                                                                        advertising  – technical
visualising                            poster or                                        Watch the
                       What type of                 Outline                                             brochure for language,
                                       wall-chart                                       movie and
                       graphics are                 structure,                                          a fantasy    producer,
                                       displaying                    De-construct a     analyse how
                       associated                   features and                                        film of      actors, film
                                       graphics                      review             well it tells
                       with fantasy?                language of a                                       choice       techniques,
                                       found in                                         the story of
                                                    review                                                           costume,
                                       fantasy                                          the novel.      (TAP)        music,

      Kinaesthetic                     Act out an   Express          Make a                                             Evaluate a
                                                                                                        Create a
I enjoy doing hands-                   event that   emotions such    diorama of a       Investigate                     fantasy
on activities, sports & PowerPoints    happens in   as fear          scene from the     spells
                                                                                                        Book of
dance                                  the novel    through mime     story or film                                      (LDC)
        Musical                                                                                                         Discuss
I enjoy making &                                                                                                        music
                                                                                        Select your
listening to music                                                                                      Compose         selection
                                       What type    Select and                                          and record      from
                                       of music     record some                                         some            various
                                                                     Play music         effect/music
                       What is         would be     appropriate                                         appropriate     students
                                                                     selection to       from a
                       atmosphere?     used in a    music for a                                         sound           and
                                                                     class              fantasy film
                                       fantasy      fantasy                                             effects for a   determine
                                                                                        and explain
                                       film?        collection                                          fantasy film    how the
                                                                                        why you like
                                                                                                        (LEAP)          music could
                                                                                                                        be used in
     Interpersonal                     With a
                                                                                        In pairs and
I enjoy working with                   partner      Work with a                                         With a          Evaluate
                                                                     In pairs build a   using PPT
others                                 draw a       partner to                                          partner         your board
                                                                     model of           make a 30
                                       cartoon of   create a board                                      record a        game or
                                                                     Hogwarts           second TV
                                       an event     game using                                          radio           model. How
                                                                     School             advertisement
                                       that         ideas from the                                      interview       could it be
                                                                     (TPS)              for a fantasy
                                       happens in   novel.                                              with author     improved?
                                       the novel
     Intrapersonal     Collect         List         Write a          Compare            Research film   Rewrite an
I enjoy working by     reviews of      technical    synopsis of a    different          techniques eg   event from      Evaluate
myself                films from      terms and      fantasy film        advertisements    camera shots,   the novel as   the fantasy
                      newspapers,     other                              for films         make-up,        a short        genre,
                      magazines       descriptive                        (Venn             music, sound    radio play     justifying
                      and Internet    words that                         Diagram)          effects,        (X Chart)      your
                                      are used in                                          costumes, etc                  arguments
                                      the reviews                                                                         with
                                      eg                                                                                  reference to
                                      mystical,                                                                           fantasy
                                      directed,                                                                           books and
                                      sound                                                                               films
                                      effects, etc
      Naturalist                                                                                                          Discuss how
I enjoy caring for                    What other
                                                                                                                          a fantasy
plants & animals                      animals are                                                          Research in
                      What animals                   Describe some Make a PPT of           Categorise                     animal, eg
                                      associated                                                           detail one
                      appear in the                  fantasy       fantasy                 fantasy                        unicorn or
                                      with                                                                 fantasy
                      story?                         animals       animals                 animals                        dragon,
                                      fantasy                                                              animal
                                                                                                                          may have

Outcomes, 1.1, 1.7, 1.8, 1.15, 1.17, 2.1, .2.2.4, 2.5, 2.9, 2.12, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.8, 4.3, 4.5, 4.8, 5.4, 5.8. 6.2,
6.10, 6.12, 7.9, 7.15, 8.1, 8.4, 9.7, 11.1, 11.2, 11.6,, 11.12, 11.19

                     This unit has been created by Vicki French at Baradine Central School

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