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Holes by Louis Sachar

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Writing about the Warden
Students unveil the villainess within the warden using an essay planning sheet. There's advice on using quotations, a formal essay style and discourse markers too.
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Who are you most like in Holes?
An interactive Choices whizzy activity. Students answer a number of multiple choice questions to determine which character they're most like! There is also a Word document and PDF available.
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Character cards and 'Connect four'
These character cards are a lovely starting point for role-play work and help students get to know the characters from the novel in more detail.
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Zero's trial
Defend Zero! A lovely speaking and listening post-reading activity.
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Holes wordsearch - teacher's sheet
The answers to the wordsearch.
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Holes wordsearch
A useful 'filler' that also helps students to remember character names in Holes. Teacher's answer sheet is available.
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Showing and telling
Detailed plans and guidance on examining Sachar's simple, 'telling' style of writing.
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Camp Green Lake ID card
A useful ID card template.
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Themes and character in Holes
A handy template for exploring themes and an analysis of Camp Green Lake's effects on Stanley.
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Explaining character in Holes
Explaining character in Holes using evidence from a text.
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Studying the Holes film trailer
A worksheet to accompany watching the trailer to Holes.
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A scheme of work for year 8
Including teaching ideas (starter - development - plenary etc), objectives and some interesting resources.
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The epilogue
Lesson plan for starter activity.
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Characters
Describe the main characters.
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Chapter 40
What happened while Stanley and Zero were on the mountain?
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Kissin' Kate's Obituary
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Holes (The movie)
Design the movie poster.
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The Lizard
Complete the table with details.
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Kate's Diary
Write extracts from Kate's diary using information and prompt questions.
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Madame Zeroni
Write one of Madame Zeroni's amazing stories.
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Holes in Holes!
Some questions to get you thinking about holes in the story.
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Camp Green Lake Incident Report
Complete an official report using this writing frame and proforma.
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Green Lake Informer
Produce an edition of this newspaper, after the events at the school house.
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Dear Mom, Dear Stanley
Write the letter Stanley writes home in Chapter 9, and his mom's reply.
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