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Literacy Time PLUS Ages 7 to 9: Literacy Time PLUS Ages 7 to 9 May 2008

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Years 3 and 4, MAY 2008

The latest issue on the theme of Traditional Tales includes:

  • Traditional Story Frames – Electronic writing frames to help your class create their own traditional stories
  • The Coming of the Iron Man – A descriptive audio poem by Brenda Williams based on the opening of Ted Hughes’ ‘The Iron Man’
  • Real-life Olympic Legends – Check out the statistics on Olympic heroes, past and present
  • How to… spot a tradtional tale – Learn how to tell the difference between a fairytale, a fable a myth and a legend
  • Twisting Tales – Poems by Celia Warren and Brenda Williams offering a new take on traditional tales
  • Diaries and letters – Letters and diaries written by famous story characters – including Friar Tuck, the young King Arthur, Rapunzel and the tortoise from Aesop’s fable
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 – Poet Kevin McCann asks – ‘Should it rhyme?’
  • 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 July 2008 (published in July):

    • Our sixtieth issue has a Diamonds theme – With a TV news broadcast and newspaper report covering a fictional diamond theft
    • Diamonds and Toads – A retelling of Perrault’s classic fairy tale by Margaret Nash
    • Anthony Horowitz ‘Diamond Brothers’ series – An extract from ‘I Know What You did Last Wednesday’
    • The Boneyard Rap – An audio version of Wes Magee’s comical rap-style poem

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    Literacy Time PLUS Ages 7 to 9



    Date published

    May 1st, 2008

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    • 24 pages



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