Unlock the lessons of some of the world's best storytellers with the Australian curriculum's suggested texts for studying English and literature. Please note, while these videos are recommended by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, we suggest vetting them with respect to your school's film classification policy.
See classic Australian books brought to life on your favourite screen in these engaging adaptations of novels. With a wide range of stories from acclaimed authors, including Miles Franklin, Peter Carey and Melina Marchetta, these films help students explore other peoples' lives and challenges from a range of cultural, social and gender perspectives.
There's more to the Bard than Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet. From the stage to the screen, discover classic movies, modern adaptations and Globe Theatre performances of William Shakespeare's classic works.
A story a day or he just won't play! Join Bookaboo and his special guests in shared reading of some entertaining, funny and engaging stories. Younger learners will enjoy looking at the pictures and reading along with Bookaboo's celebrity friends.
A collection of stories read by prominent Aboriginal Australian authors and illustrators. Read these funny, poignant and engaging stories to younger learners then discuss the stories and pictures together. Questions and discussions points can be found in the story overviews.
Revisit the world JK Rowling created with the series that reinvigorated reading for children and led to one of the world's great movie franchises. Explore themes of friendship, loyalty, courage and confronting death in a world of wizards, witches and fantastic beasts.
Agonising over a blank page? Looking for the inspiration to get writing? Pick up a pen and jot down some lessons from the lives of authors and journalists, real and imagined, as you sit back and watch some of our favourite films on writing.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their movie adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.
Spark your younger students' imagination with this collection of stories helping students to become familiar with new words, sounds and ideas with the best storytellers on television.
The English language has evolved into far more than an integral communicative tool. Explore the power of words as a spotlight is shone on the next generation of wordsmiths.
In a world that very often feels Orwellian there's never been a more relevant time to study dystopian-themed movies and novels.
Today's complex structure of classrooms make it difficult to use a single approach to teach reading and writing. This literacy focus playlist assists in teaching reading and writing for all learners.