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

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Years 5 and 6, NOVEMBER 2008

The latest issue of LITERACY TIME PLUS includes:

  • Space Dictionary Game – An interactive, ‘Call My Bluff’ style game in which players must choose the correct definition for 30 words associated with the topic of Space
  • Travelling to a new world – Navigate this on-screen text and learn about life on board the space ark, ‘Perseus’. Pictures, sounds and text combine to inspire a range of creative writing ideas.
  • The Star Beast – An extract from the classic science-fiction short story by Nicholas Stuart Gray
  • Are we alone? – David Clayton examines the evidence for and against extra-terrestrial life
  • Classic Poetry: The Moon by Emily Dickinson – A classic poem featuring simile and metaphor – plus click on the moons in the interactive poster to reveal hidden information screens
  • The Ashton Family Space Log – The journal of a family on board a space ark

These are accompanied by the 16 page Teachers’ Notes magazine:

  • Lesson plans and teaching ideas for each poster and reading leaflet.
  • Differentiated photocopiable worksheets including SAT-style assessment tests.
  • 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 January 2009 (published in January):

    • Victorian workhouse resources – Including extracts from Berlie Doherty’s novel and play script version of ‘Street Child’
    • Interactive resource: Life in the workhouse – David Clayton looks at what life was really like in the workhouse in this interactive resource
    • Orders for the Poor in Doncaster workhouse – This pre-1834 document lays out the rules and weekly menu for inhabitants of the workhouse
    • Robert Burns poem – To commemorate Burns’ 250th anniversary, one of his classic poems ‘Address to Edinburgh’

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    Literacy Time PLUS Ages 9 to 11



    Date published

    November 1st, 2008

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    • 24 pages




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