Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks
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A visual resource inviting students to explore their first impressions of the novel based on different jacket designs.
Consider how traditional Christmas imagery is subverted to explore the ideas and themes in the novel.
A selection of quotations that focus on the main character's voice in an early section of the novel.
Grids to explore the presentation of Martyn and his father in the opening chapter.
Explore the genre of the novel with this essay question and plan. Would work best enlarged to A3.
An exploration of first impressions and language using the first three chapters of the novel. Ideal as a pre-reading task.
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