“Quayside, Winter,” by J. R. Poulter

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TEACHER NOTES

Winter in Australia is very variable.

Activity: Watch the weather report for mid winter and compare the weather report that night for Darwin and for Hobart.  

List five reasons for the big difference in temperatures.

 

Activity: How do you know winter has arrived?

List five things that tell you the season has changed.

 

Activity: What images in the poem suggest to you that the scene depicted in the poem is set in winter?