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Curious Incident Study Guide (Download)

64 pages


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With a strong focus on reading for pleasure, this 64-page photocopiable PDF from the English and Media Centre offers a well-paced route through an engaging and thought-provoking novel and introduces Year 9 pupils (and above) to the challenges of critical reading and writing. Provides a wide range of approaches drawing on a variety of learning styles (charting, thought-tracking, role-play, continuum lines, creative and analytical writing, games, quizzes, visual material), with opportunities for extended speaking and listening, drama and original writing work and focused work on language and the craft of the writer.

Includes a folder of additional assets including:

  • video clips
  • PDFs of individual activities
  • PDF of the original print publication.

Please note:

The text of this publication refers to activities on interactive CD ROM. This is no longer supported on many Windows or Mac operating systems. The price of the publication has been reduced to reflect this. Instead, a downloadable folder of the non-interactive assets (video clips, PDFs etc) is provided.

The downloadable folder of additional assets includes:

  • PDF files of individual activities 
  • Short video interview with the author from the BBC programme Imagine 
  • Extracts from the BBC documentary My Family and Autism 
  • A PDF of the complete publication.

The interactive CD ROM is still supplied with this publication – it will work on Windows XP and Vista and pre-Intel Macs. The English and Media Centre is unable to provide support or guidance on using this CD ROM. 

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