In this part of the study guide, we will give you an overview of the texts and sources in the Preparation Booklet. We will provide an outline of genres, content and most important points in the preparation material and offer you some ideas you can use in a discussion on “people who have made a difference”. The preparation material consists of these six texts:
- Appendix 1: Some quotes to get you thinking
- Appendix 2: Poem 919
- Appendix 3: Success
- Appendix 4: "Don Ritchie named Australia's Local Hero"
- Appendix 5: Excerpt from the novel The Secret Life of Bees
- Appendix 6: Excerpt from the The Ballad of Grace Darling
Discussion of the topic
In this section, we will offer you some suggestions and points to consider when you discuss the topic of “people who have made a difference”, based on the features that you are asked to reflect upon in the Preparation Booklet.
What it means and what it takes to make a positive difference, large or small
Consider your own experience so far. Can you think of a si...