Year 5: Myths, Legends and Traditional Stories Teachers' Resource by Ann Webley


Year 5: Myths, Legends and Traditional Stories Teachers' Resource by Ann Webley

Accompanying the specially-commissioned White Wolves fiction range, which has been written in consultation with the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, each of these books contains five literacy lesson plans and five photocopiable activities for each of the three graded story books in the Year 5 and 6 strands. The activities are designed for guided reading sessions in schools, in which each class is divided into groups of children with a comparable level of reading experience. The teacher spends time helping each group to negotiate a book specially chosen to match their experience level, and also sets the children literacy activities which they can work through by themselves. Guided reading helps children develop strategies for reading which enable them to become independent Year 5 fiction titles: The Path of Finn McCool - Sally Prue, The Barber's Clever Wife - Narinder Dhami and Taliesin - Maggie Pearson Year 6 fiction titles: Shock Forest and Other Stories - Margaret Mahy, Sky Ship and Other Stories - Geraldine McCaughrean and Snow Horse and Other Stories - Joan Aiken

About the Author

After a highly successful career in teaching and school management, Ann Webley now combines writing - from NLS units to articles in the TES - with working with colleagues in a consultative capacity in the field of literacy teaching. She has worked for national bodies and advised at local and national level.

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48 pages


Ann Webley
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Publication date

20th September 2004



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