This is an incredibly important unit of study as it gives children the opportunity to experience a world outside of their own and to bring it into the classroom to appreciate a culture that they may...
Tricia Neal's insight:
This link points to texts from other cultures but the whole site is valuable for use in literacy with ideas and suggestions.
Since 2007 we have been helping a number of primary schools to become 'Storytelling Schools' in which oral storytelling becomes a key part of every child's day. Children learn to tell increasingly complex stories from memory as they progress through the school.
Books for Keeps is the UK’s leading, independent children’s book magazine. It was launched in 1980 and ever since has been reviewing hundreds of new children’s books each year and publishing articles on every aspect of writing for children. There are over 12,500 reviews on our new website and more than 2,000 articles including interviews with the top children’s authors and illustrators.
The official UK home of Puffin Books, publishers of great fiction, picture books and Children's Classics, world famous authors including Roald Dahl, Eoin Colfer and Cathy Cassidy and favourite characters like Young James Bond, Charlie and Lola,...