Abomination by Robert Swindells
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Letter to the author
Students assume the character of the author and write a letter explaining their choices. This resource focuses on RAF6: comment on writers’ purposes and viewpoints and the overall effect of a text on the reader.
Understanding tension in the novel (teacher's copy)
Teacher's answers for tension graph.
Understanding tension in the novel - chapters 40-43
Starter card sort activity - tension graph. Teacher's copy available.
Compare your Sundays to Martha's.
Write Martha's email
Martha replies to Scott's message in chapter 37. Write the email you think she would have written.
A very useful sheet of ideas for teaching the novel.
Write Martha's diary with an emphasis on using connectives.
A one page cloze and question sheet on chapter 37.
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