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Barney Whiterats

Barney whiterats cover.
SJ L3 cover image Oct 2015

by Glenn Colquhoun

“Barney Whiterats” is a text in three parts. Students have to consider: a poem by one of New Zealand’s most respected poets, a musical setting of the poem as a lullaby, and an explanation of the poet’s inspiration that includes an old black-and-white photograph of a swagman.

Series: School Journal Level 3 October 2015

Learning area: English, The Arts

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 5

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: Barney Whiterats, melody, music, onomatopoeia, poetry, rhythm, swagmen

In: School Journal Level 3 October 2015

Publication date: October 2015

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