Educational Material for Schools

A series of five education kits were commissioned by the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway to support students and educators in their learning and experience of Meeting The Sun. The education kits are structured in accordance with Music Curriculum key learning areas for students in Year 7/8 or Stage 4 (NSW Board of Studies). Importantly, the education kits integrate elements from the Human Society and its Environment (HSIE) History curriculum within this context. – To ensure the five Education Kits are fully accessible, please open each pdf file in Adobe Reader
Teacher Notes
Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin was commissioned by the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway to write Meeting The Sun to commemorate the centenary of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, or ‘Anzac’, landings at Gallipoli in 1915.
Kit 1
Movement 1: I Wish I Was Young
Kit 2
Movement 2: Hearts on Fire
Kit 3
Movement 3: This Lovely Day
Kit 4
Movement 4: Wipe Away Your Tears
Kit 5
Movement 5: Lest We Forget