'Alexis Wright is the only person to have won both prizes named in honour of Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, the Stella Prize and the Miles Franklin Award. She won the Miles Franklin Award in 2007 for her magnificent novel Carpentaria, and the Stella Prize in 2018 for her extraordinary biography of Bruce ‘Tracker’ Tilmouth, Tracker.' (Introduction)
Unit Suitable ForAC: Senior Secondary English (Unit 2)
Duration 9 activities and associated synthesising tasks over as many lessons as will allow the work to be completed. A range of options for the Culminating rich assessment task is also included.
Find a summary table for Australian Curriculum: English content descriptions for this unit.
Aboriginal deaths in custody, connection to place, displacement, dispossession of land and culture, dreams, family, identity, Indigenous, justice, resilience, survival
Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding, Intercultural understanding, Literacy, Personal and social
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, Sustainability
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