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

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Years 3 and 4, SEPTEMBER 2008

The latest issue of LITERACY TIME PLUS on the theme of Heroes includes:

  • Performance Poetry – The first in our 3-part series features a filmed whole-school poetry performance by Literacy Time PLUS poet-in-residence, Paul Cookson
  • Horrid Henry: Hero or Villain – A multimedia character study pack focusing on this popular character, including author and illustrator profiles, interactive activities and a complete story
  • Survival in the cold – David Clayton looks at how our bodies react to extreme cold conditions and offers survival advice
  • Trudging through the snow – A shape poem by Moira Andrew, using similes and alliteration
  • Du Sani and the Land Otter People – This powerful traditional tale comes from the Tlingit people of Alaska
  • Reading Heroes – Authors including Tony Bradman, Keith Gray, Julia Jarman, Kelly McKain, Rosalind Kerven and Tony Mitton nominate their reading heroes
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 Paul Cookson says ‘It’s not what it looks like, it’s what it sounds like’.
  • 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 November 2008 (published in November):

    • Newspaper maker – Create your own newspaper front page with this interactive writing kit
    • Billy Elliot – Introduce the powerful and moving story of Billy Elliot and explore how this tale has been told on screen, on the stage and on the page
    • Create a cartoon strip! – A fun, visual, expert, step-by-step guide to producing an original cartoon strip
    • Poem: Reading a Bonfire, Top to Bottom – An unusual and beautifully descriptive poem featuring metaphors and similes

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    Literacy Time PLUS Ages 7 to 9



    Date published

    September 1st, 2008




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