Class 3 have been exploring the famous Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar, in particular her poem titled “My Country”. We pondered over the new vocabulary and the different meaning that could be taken from several phrases. At our class assembly last week, we shared some of our own poems based on Mackellar’s. Unfortunately, due to some stage fright, the beautiful words of the children were lost! Not to worry, here are the poems (and an illustration) for you to read along with an introduction an explanation by Karina (in pale blue)!