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BOOKS @ TARONGA - ECHIDNAS & AUSSIE ANIMALS - 6 March 2013 Stream 2 - 11:30

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BOOKS @ TARONGA - ECHIDNAS & AUSSIE ANIMALS

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Classifications: Disabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Literature Live! Aleesah Darlison

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Presenter: Aleesah Darlison and Taronga Zoo Education Officers

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Date: 6 March 2013

Start Time: 11:30

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Duration: 45 mins

Closing Date: Bookings Close 06-Mar-13

Availability: DEC

DEC Positions: 5

Non-DEC Positions:

Price: $120 + GST

KLA Syllabus: Primary

KLA Stage/s: Early Stage 1,Stage 1,Stage 2

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Key Learning Area/s:

KLA Topic/s:

KLA Keyword/s: Creative Writing, Literacy, Australian Animals, Premier's Reading Challenge

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Event Overview: Taronga Zoo and Literature Live! have joined forces to present exciting, educational workshops that combine two great Australian loves: animals and books.



These unique sessions are designed to excite and inspire children about the wide range of Aussie animals we have, about the environment and protection of species, and about reading books and learning.



All sessions will be held at Taronga Zoo (Sydney) and will feature Aleesah Darlison, children��s author, and a Zoo Educator, PLUS some very special live animal guests!



Aleesah will talk about her childhood growing up in the country where she learned to love animals. She will also reveal the inspiration behind her book, Puggle��s Problem, a story about a baby echidna. Aleesah will show amazing puggle video footage and read Puggle��s Problem.



The Zoo Education Officer will introduce some amazing live Australian animals. Students will have time to interact and ask questions throughout. These workshops foster education and a love of animals and books and are perfectly suited to the Curriculum.



Prior to the excursion, PUGGLE PACKS will be sent to schools which include worksheets and book order forms.

Booking Instructions:

Additional Booking Instructions: Limit of 5 schools, bookings are on a first in first served basis.

Sessions run for 45 minutes.

No recording unless with prior written approval.

A two week cancellation policy applies to all schools.

Cost: $100 + GST per session for up to 30 students.

Schools should have an Interactive White Board, which will be used during the talk (by dialling up through Bridgit with login and passwords to be provided).

Aleesah��s books are available for purchase. Prior to the excursion, order forms will be sent to schools. Forms should be completed and returned with payment to: Literature Live, PO Box 4052, Balgowlah Heights NSW 2093. Aleesah will sign the books and post them to schools for handing out on the day of the excursion.

Further Information: Schools will be invoiced for the video conference by Taronga Zoo as soon as bookings are made. Payment should be sent to: Taronga Zoo, PO Box 20, Mosman NSW 2088.



Please ensure one student is selected to introduce their class/school.

Have at least one question prepared ready to ask Aleesah or the Zoo Educator. You may wish to email these to aleesah@bigpond.net.au beforehand.



Aleesah��s books are available for purchase. Prior to the excursion, order forms will be sent to schools. Forms should be completed and returned with payment to: Literature Live, PO Box 4052, Balgowlah Heights NSW 2093. Aleesah will sign the books and post them to schools for handing out on the day of the excursion. More info about Aleesah: www.aleesahdarlison.com and www.facebook.com/AleesahDarlisonFanPage



VMR: 600 960 105



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