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Writing a Christmas Story, with Catherine Doyle

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Share Catherine Doyle’s inspiring writing advice with children, as they devise and develop their own, brand-new Christmas story, discovering about powerful dialogue and magical realism along the way!

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

The resource pack includes:

  • Creating a Christmas story PowerPoint
  • Book extracts in print and as audiobook clips
  • Illustrations and author quotes for a working wall display
  • Creating your Christmas story planning sheets
  • Themed lined and unlined story writing sheets
  • Teacher notes

This episode of Author In Your Classroom has been recorded in partnership with Puffin Schools; Puffin Schools is curated by the children’s publisher Puffin. You’ll find video resources, book lists and ideas to bring stories to life at PuffinSchools.co.uk.



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  • Teacher notes
  • PowerPoint
  • Extract from The Miracle on Ebenezer Street
  • Planning sheets 1 and 2
  • Working wall images and quotes
  • Themed writing paper
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