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Literacy Time PLUS Ages 9 to 11 March 2009

Suitable for 9 - 11 years

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Years 5 and 6, MARCH 2009

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

  • Mad Maths Dictionary – Find the correct definitions for 30 mathematical words and terms in this ‘Call My Bluff’-style interactive game. Complete with printable dictionary and answer sheet.
  • Leopard, Goat and Yam by Kevin Crossley-Holland – A short tale from Africa featuring a clever conundrum, retold by popular children’s author, Kevin Crossley-Holland.
  • Favourite Author Survey – A presentation of the data collected in a class survey of favourite authors – ready for children to present, analyse or summarise.
  • Poetry by Numbers – A collection of poems with a strong numeric, line or syllable pattern, including a limerick, two clerihews, two haikus, a tanka, a cinquain and a sonnet.
  • What is a metaphor? – Kevin McCann reveals how to bring your stories and poems to life, starting with simple similes and ending up with magical metaphors.
  • shadows: city eye – Powerful images to inspire oral storytelling, caption or story writing.

These are accompanied by the 24-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 May 2009 (published in May):

    • Resources on an Africa theme – Including a biography of Nelson Mandela
    • Where it began – An interactive resource giving a fictional and factual recount of how life began in Africa
    • The White Giraffe – An extract from Lauren St John’s book set in Africa
    • Four African Stories – Four African fables retold by Teresa Saunders

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    Literacy Time PLUS Ages 9 to 11



    Date published

    March 1st, 2009

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    • 24 pages




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