Literacy Time PLUS Ages 7 to 9: Literacy Time PLUS Ages 7 to 9 March 2009

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h3>Years 3 and 4, MARCH 2009

The latest issue of LITERACY TIME PLUS on a RIDDLES theme includes:

  • Unravel the Riddles – Five different riddle poems to solve, complete with interactive clues and sound effects.
  • The Stanhope Fairies – A folk tale from North-east England to enjoy in audio and text format, retold by popular storyteller Taffy Thomas, MBE.
  • Persuasive texts – Four persuasive texts with an environmental theme: a campaign flyer, a speech for a TV broadcast, a fund-raising letter and an advertisement.
  • Story: Tommy and the Elves – In Jess Smith’s tale, Tommy is desperately thirsty, but has to answer three mysterious questions to obtain a drink from the river.
  • The Star Apple – A short tale originating from Cumbria, in which a princess has to solve a riddle, set by the ogre who imprisons her, to win her freedom.
  • The mystery of Vincent Van Gogh’s hidden paintings – Discover how a lost work of art, hidden under the brush strokes of another, was revealed.
These are accompanied by a 24-page magazine which includes: * Teachers’ Notes and photocopiable worksheets * Teachers’ planning charts * Book news, offers and events * Feature article – The history of story riddles by Taffy Thomas
  • New Literacy Objectives – Teaching links to the new Primary Framework for Literacy are all mapped out for you.
  • Free Downloadable Pages – All the photocopiable pages and objectives charts can be downloaded, as well as great extra material such as Author profiles.
  • Scottish and Northern Ireland literacy objectives are featured as online planning charts.
  • Next issue May 2009 (published in May):

    • Information texts on ‘Two Great Rivers’ and ‘Flooding in Britain’
    • Rivers Glossary game – An interactive rivers glossary game
    • Poems about rivers – by John Agard, Clive Riche, Charles Causley and June Crebbin
    • Krishna saves the river – A traditional tale from India

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    Literacy Time PLUS Ages 7 to 9



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    March 1st, 2009




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