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Author in Your Classroom: Using Research to Write Great Stories, with Dermot O’Leary (series one, episode six)

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Get KS2 children adding a touch of imagination to their research for creative writing, with the help of advice from Dermot O’Leary - broadcaster, presenter, and author of the popular Toto the Ninja Cat series of books.

This resources pack includes teacher notes, a PowerPoint, planning sheets and beautifully designed elements for a ‘research for writing’ working wall, and has been exclusively created to be used with series one, episode seven of the Author In Your Classroom podcast (bit.ly/AIYCDermot) - a virtual ‘author visit’ you can share with children whenever you like, absolutely free!



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  • Teacher notes
  • PowerPoint
  • 3 x planning sheets
  • Book extract
  • Working wall elements (images and quotes)
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