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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.

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Viewing and using your download publication

This publication includes a PDF and a folder of video clips. Please note: after December 2020, the video clips embedded in the PDF will no longer work. They use Flash Player which is no longer being supported. The video material is now also provided as a separate folder of clips (in flv format). These can be played with the free VLC Player (details below).

To use this PDF you need Acrobat Reader. You can download this free program here.

The video clips can be played using the free program VLC Player, available to download here.

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