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The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo

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Chapter 28
A summary of events in the form of a detective investigation.  … read more
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Chapter 29
Focusing on adjectives and nouns, this task gets students writing  … read more
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What does Sade pack?
Ideal as extension or homework, this fill-in sheet is all about  … read more
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Chapter 23 - letter task
This letter to Mr Morris gives students the opportunity to select  … read more
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See you soon
A handy sheet which helps students plan their response to the  … read more
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Pre-reading - link the clues
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A fun mind-stretcher! Use the clues to make predictions about  … read more
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Making meaning
A focus on authorial techniques in chapter 1.  … read more
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Wearing masks
Looking at how Sade presents herself to others in the novel.  … read more
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Chapter 5 starter
A discussion starter (plenty of food for thought!).  … read more
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Chapters 9-10: 'What kind of place had they come to?'
Focus on fitting in in England.  … read more
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Chapter 15: trouble with the truth
Making sense of the chapter title.  … read more
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Chapter 17-18: context and language
Use clues from the text to help understand the story.  … read more
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Chapter 27: Mariam's story
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Comparing the two girls' experiences.  … read more
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Chapters 33-41: consequences
Mind mapping the consequences of Sade's meeting with Mr Seven  … read more
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Wearing different hats
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A post-reading, thinking skills resource. Includes handy teacher  … read more
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Chapter 20-21: life at school
Focus on the differences between Nigerian and English school  … read more
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Chapter by chapter questions
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A variety of questions and activities on this thought-provoking  … read more
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Activity pack
Pre-reading tasks, chapter by chapter activities and some project  … read more
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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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