Kelly Gang comic writing workshop

A workshop complementing the Ned Kelly tour, with students creating a comic retelling of a historic event involving the Kelly Gang.

Ned Kelly's armour is one of the most iconic, and popular, items in the Library's collection
Duration
60 minutes
Year level
Year: 7 to VCE
Cost
$130 per group (up to 25 students)

In this workshop complementing the Ned Kelly tour, students will create a comic retelling of a historic event involving the Kelly Gang.

By retelling a famous historical narrative in their own words, students will be encouraged to question the historical sources that inform their stories and consider the different perspectives of the people they are writing about. Capacity: 25 students.

Benefts

Students will:

  • process and synthesise information from a range of sources for use as evidence in a historical argument (ACHHS170/(ACHHS188) 
  • identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past (ACHHS172)/(ACHHS190) 
  • select and use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies (ACHHS175)/(ACHHS193)

Resources

For related teaching activities to support your visit to the Library, see our ergo website.