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Abomination by Robert Swindells

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Letter to the author
Students assume the character of the author and write a letter  … read more
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Understanding tension in the novel - chapters 40-43
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Martha's Sundays
Compare your Sundays to Martha's.  … read more
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Write Martha's email
Martha replies to Scott's message in chapter 37. Write the email  … read more
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Teaching ideas
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Martha's diary
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Cloze exercise
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Buddy’s letter provides an opportunity for students to redraft and edit a letter by hand. It is always interesting to note the empathy that some of the students have for Buddy, and this can come across as a desire to ‘punish’ Buddy’s mother."  

Fran Nantongwe, Literacy and English Lead

 

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