Diverse Shorts - Literature to Promote Critical Thinking (Book)English Media Centre (author)
Book 160 Pages / Published: 03/12/2018
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This publication fills a much-needed gap in the educational experience of today's secondary pupils, with its focus on a richly diverse range of texts to promote critical thinking. From Andrea Levy to David Almond, from Angie Thomas to George Orwell, and from Alex Wheatle to ZZ Packer, pupils are offered challenging material by renowned authors writing about issues important to the world today. Accompanying material, both within the book and available online, encourages pupils to explore the texts from a range of critical standpoints. Perfect for English lessons, Citizenship, PSHE and tutor time. Key Aspects Material to use across the 11-16 year old age range. Develops critical reading skills. Students can read texts singly, or in thematically linked clusters. Introduces students to a wide range of diverse literary texts. Activities accompanying each short story or extract. Includes nine critical literacy cards, each with a key focus, such as `identity', `tolerance, rights and respect' and `democracy and equality'.
Publisher: English & Media Centre
Number of pages: 160
Dimensions: 238 x 168 mm
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