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A New Take on a Classic Tale, with Michael Morpurgo – Author in your Classroom Ep 9

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Inspire KS2 pupils to write their own story using a classic tale to raise awareness of an issue that matters to them, with advice from beloved children’s author, Sir Michael Morpurgo.

This resources pack includes teacher notes, a PowerPoint, planning sheets and beautifully designed elements for a ‘new take on a classic tale’ working wall, and has been exclusively created to be used with episode nine of the Author In Your Classroom podcast – a virtual ‘author visit’ you can share with children whenever you like, absolutely free!

This KS2 resource pack includes:

  • New take on a classic tale PowerPoint
  • Boy Giant extracts in print and as audiobook clips
  • Boy Giant and Michael Morpurgo illustrations, images and quotes for a working wall display
  • Finding a story you want to tell planning sheet
  • Choosing a classic tale planning sheet
  • Story planning sheet
  • Themed lined and unlined writing sheets
  • Teacher notes

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  • PowerPoint
  • Teacher notes
  • Images and quotes for a working wall
  • PDF of book extract
  • 3 x planning sheets
  • Themed writing paper
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