Four Corners: Outdoor Adventures by Barbara Mitchelhill


Four Corners: Outdoor Adventures by Barbara Mitchelhill

Outdoor Adventures Cycling, walking or canoeing, which way would you choose to explore the countryside? Four Corners * The widest cross-curricular coverage including science, history, geography and mathematics themes al clearly linked to the National Curriculum Programmes for Study and the 5-14 Guidelines for Scotland. *Visually inspire all readers with unparalleled Dorling Kindersley photography and design. *Engage and satisfy the curiosity of all readers with lively writing styles and a broad range of topics and subjects that provides something to interest and motivate every child! * Extend teaching imaginatively with speaking and listening, drama and writing activities which are provided in the teaching support for every title. * Constructive links to Art, Design and Technology, Music, Citizenship and PSHE are drawn out with practical suggestions for all titles in the teaching support. * Easy to use for teachers and teaching assistants with laminated teaching support and activity cards (in every pack of 6) that draw out all NLS links and extension opportunities simply and effectively. * Support for parents and homework activities provided in the Teacher,s Files.

About the Author

Barbara Mitchelhill

Barbara Mitchelhill was born in Rochdale and trained as a teacher. While she was teaching, she began writing for BBC children's TV and went on to write for educational publishers, before writing novels for children. She makes school visits all over the country, and enjoys appearing at literary festivals and talking to teachers and librarians, some as far away as the Caribbean. Her hobbies include reading, theatre, music, gardening and walking her border terrier, Ella. She lives in Staffordshire and has two grown-up daughters.

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40 pages


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Publication date

25th May 2004



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