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Literacy Time PLUS Ages 9 to 11: Literacy Time PLUS Ages 9 to 11 May 2008

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Years 5 and 6, MAY 2008

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

  • Olympic Dictionary Game – Spot the correct definitions of 30 words associated with the Olympic Games, ancient and modern
  • Conversation Poetry frames(Part 2) – The second part of Kevin McCann’s interactive poetry frames
  • An interview with Dame Kelly Holmes – Dame Kelly talks about her Olympic achievements, her children’s books and her role as National School Sports Champion
  • How to… conduct an interview – Ideas on how to get the best from your interviews
  • Olympic-themed poetry – Pindar’s ‘Olympian Ode’ and ‘Uncle Alfred’s Long Jump’ by Gareth Owen
  • Bird of Paradise – A football story by David Clayton, set in Brazil

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 – Honor Wilson-Fletcher tells us all about ‘The National Year of Reading’.

  • 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):

    • Texts on a Tudors theme – Including an interactive ‘Name that Tudor’ resource
    • Speech by the Earl of Essex – Poetic tribute to Queen Elizabeth I made at a jousting tournament
    • Cakes fit for a king – A hybrid text containing a recipe for Maid of Honour cakes, believed to date from Tudor times
    • Tudor story extracts – Extracts from ‘My Diary: Anne Boleyn and me’ by Alison Prince, and Julia Jarman’s ‘The Time-travelling Cat and the Tudor Treasure’

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    Literacy Time PLUS Ages 9 to 11



    Date published

    May 1st, 2008

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    • 24 pages



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