Mrs Ockleton's Rainbow Kite and Other Tales Thinking Through Literature by Garry Burnett


Mrs Ockleton's Rainbow Kite and Other Tales Thinking Through Literature by Garry Burnett

Through the various activities in this fully photocopiable book, teachers will have the opportunity to develop their students' many intelligences in relation to the use and understanding of English. In addition, the activities will develop students' thinking skills and creativity and improve exam performance.These stories provide an exciting but accessible opportunity to develop students' emotional and intellectual responses to fiction and their ability to select and organise information, and read, write and think imaginatively. All the activities are described with clear learning objectives for the teacher and student.

About the Author

Garry Burnett is an Advanced Skills Teacher at Malet Lambert School in Hull. A former Head of English and LEA Advisor, he is also the author of the best-selling Learning to Learn: Making Learning Work for all Students and Parents First: Parents and Children Learning Together.

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120 pages


Garry Burnett
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Publication date

23rd February 2006



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