This term our class is reading the novel The Silver Donkey by Australian author Sonya Hartnett. In this story set during WWI, two French schoolgirls find a blind soldier in the forest and set about helping him go back home.

Last week we read chapter 11, titled “The Front”. Following this, the students chose a sentence from the chapter that resonated with them and created a tableau to illustrate it. Here are their tableaux:

The students then reflected on the impact of the activity, and their thoughts are summarised below: