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Persuasive Techniques

Persuasive techniques are language features used to influence the reader or viewer.  The slideshare embedded below includes a range of useful persuasive techniques with examples and effects. The importance of techniques is always in their effects. Techniques are tools used … Continue reading

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Sustainability Resources

Green Facts National Geographic Ecologic – Power House Museum WWF Footprint calculator

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Traveller’s Tale

Some of De Bry’s maps and engravings. Here you can see the representation of a whale as significantly larger than the ships of the day.  

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Painter of Antwerp

Pieter Breughel, ‘Landscape with the fall of Icarus’ The myth of Daedalus and Icarus  

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Wonder – Rosemary Dobson

Jan van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait A closer look… The parable of Lazarus and the rich man. Cortes – Hernando Cortes (1485-1547) Discovering the Pole.

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Year 7 Poetry

A Poison Tree by William Blake What is…the Sun? by Wes Magee Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Australia by A. D. Hope Ballad of the Totems by Oodgeroo Noonuccal We Are Going by Oodgeroo Noonuccal Sonnet XVIII by William … Continue reading

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Most Persuasive Words

    Five Most Persuasive Words  

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