English

Resources

Students that underperform in reading (Years 4-9)

www.myread.org

Sindre et al.’s contribution to the 1993 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages: Onion Graphs: Aesthetics and layout 

Media

Creating Websites

Year 8

This web address offers some great activity sheets particuarly in Cover Work for Mr Gasnola and Web Design 

Use these ideas below as a basis of web design:

Designing Principles:

Contrast: background and text, font size, pictures sizes etc

Repetition: repeating elements with a purpose (repeating the same font colour to attract the user)

Alignment: decisions about where to place the main heading and sub headings (also all over the layout)

Proximity: balance and white space – graphics and text

Design Process

Investigation

Devising: own design – trying different fonts – annotation why they selected the font, collecting pictures, paper draft layout

Producing: real production stage that should link to their draft design

Evaluation and making changes

9 Essential Principles for Good Web Design

The Language of Film

Flm, lighting, camera shots, music, sound, editing, colour

Roald Dahl

Dany 4

Dany 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roald Dahl Official Website

 

Grammar

Alliteration

Bleezer’s Ice Cream by Jack Prelutsky Poem

Bleezer’s Ice Cream is an excellent exampe of alliteration in poetry.  Great for kids as well.

Also in a song:

Natalie Merchant – Bleezer’s Ice Cream

A newsreport about an icecream truck that has started to use the flavors from Bleezer’s Ice Cream