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Australian Rainforests Booklet:
Australian Heritage Listed Forests

The Wet Tropics










Fraser Island

Fraser Island












Tasmanian Wilderness











Name:





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Contents:

Part one: Research on the Regions: Exploring Facts
Creating Persuasive texts using facts

Pg 3 : Wet Tropics Concept Map

Pg 4: Australia Government Wet Tropics Fact sheet

Pg 5: “World Heritage Wet Tropics: Restoring Communities” Video notes

Pg 6: The Wet Tropics Persuasive advertisements

Pg 7: Fraser Island Concept Map Page

Pg 8: Australian Government Fraser Island Fact sheet”.

Pg 9: Fantastic Facts on Fraser Island

Pg 10: Tourism advertisements on Television - notes

Pg 11: Script for the Tourism ad

Pg 12: Tasmanian Wilderness Concept Map

Pg 13: Australian Government Tasmanian wilderness Fact sheet

Pg 14: Takrine Rainforest Tasmania”: Video notes

Pg 15: Tasmanian Wilderness Persuasive text “Why it is important to me”

Part two: Selecting my region: Planning my letter

Pg 16: My chosen region – Additional information

Pg 17: My Chosen region – additional information

Pg 18: Planning my letter

Pg 19: Planning my letter

Pg 20: Writing my letter - Draft

Pg 21: Writing my letter – Editing

Pg 22: Revising my letter – The final product should be ready to type up 


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The Wet Tropics
Concept Map


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Australian Government Fact sheet: Wet Tropics
(Cut and paste important facts here)















































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World Heritage Wet Tropics: “Restoring Communities” Video notes


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Wet Tropics Persuasive advertisements

1) What is the persuasive text trying to achieve?

2) What particular language and words support the persuasive text?

















Now as a group discuss…

3) As a group how can we make this advertisement bigger and better?
4) What language, imagery, and metaphors can we use?
5) What particular word choices will we make to persuade the class to come to the
Wet Tropics?
6) What will the layout of our poster be? What Illustrations or images will we use?


NOW IT IS TIME TO START CREATING THE POSTER! TURN THE ORIGINAL ADVERTISMENT
INTO AND EVEN BIGGER MORE ELABORATE AD FOR THE WET TROPICS!!!! 



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Fraser Island
Concept map


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Australian Government Fact sheet: Fraser Island
(Cut and paste important facts here)














































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Fantastic Facts
On Fraser Island

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Illustration on Fraser Island




















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Tourism Television advertisements on Fraser Island


What elements will we use in our television advertisement?

What slogans will we use to entertain and captivate our audience?





































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Script for the tourism ad: Fraser Island

All participants must have a speaking role











































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Tasmanian
Wilderness
concept map


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Australian Government Fact sheet: Tasmanian Wilderness
(Cut and paste important facts here)













































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“Takrine Rainforest Tasmania” Video notes


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Tasmanian Wilderness Persuasive text “Why it is important to me”
(Refer to previous fact information for ideas)









































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The next two should include:
- Satellite images of the region
- Reports from the bureau of statistics
- Collecting data and graphing results from students








































My chosen region is:


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Additional Information on my chosen region:













































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Planning my letter

Components of a letter
- Intro
- Body
- Body
- Conclusion



1) Introduction
- A short introduction that states the purpose of the letter, to persuade


What information will I have in my introduction?

How to I gain the reader’s attention in a persuasive way?





2) The body
(2-4) paragraphs that contain the relevant information, Ideas, thoughts and facts must be
in a clear logical order

What facts will I use in my body to persuade the regions council to keep the region
Australian heritage listed







3) The conclusion
- The final paragraph (suggested action to be take, express understanding promises
etc)










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Planning Continued







































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Planning – Writing - Editing






































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Writing and editing






































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Writing and Editing






































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Revising my letter




































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