Canon Fire: New Windmills : 9780435131944

Canon Fire: New Windmills

Morpurgo, Michael
 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780435131944
ISBN 10
 
043513194X
Published
 
01/01/2008
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
240
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$27.29
 
 
 
Description

Stories from the literary heritage paired with stories from contemporary writers

  • Based on the recommended authors lists in the revised Key Stage 3 curriculum for 2008, this collection, edited by Michael Morpurgo, brings together great authors from the literary heritage and the best contemporary writers.
  • Four sections introduce students to four different genres. A six lesson scheme of work and assessment task accompanies each genre.
  • Each contemporary story is paired with a story from the literary heritage to make classic literature more accessible.
  • The pairing of stories encourages comparison between two texts, helping students to develop an important skill required at GCSE.
  • Supported by back of book activities and a free downloadable scheme of work, available on publication.

Contents Listing
Introduction
Michael Morpurgo
No Trumpets Needed Michael Morpurgo
Gothic
The Heart of Another Marcus Sedgwick
& The Tell-Tale Heart Edgar Allan Poe
The Writing on the Wall Celia Rees
& The Ghost in the Bride’s Chamber Charles Dickens
Growing Up
Behind the Billboards
David Almond
& The Destructors Graham Greene
Porkies Robert Swindells
& Billy the Kid William Golding
The Wild
Cats Robert Westall
& The Brazilian Cat Arthur Conan Doyle
To Build a Fire Jack London
& A Vendetta Guy de Maupassant
Folk Stories
The Ugly Wife
Anthony Horowitz
& The Knight’s Tale Geoffrey Chaucer (retold by Geraldine McCaughrean)
The Tinker’s Curse Joan Aiken
& The Star Child Oscar Wilde
Canon Fire
Teaching and Assessment Pack (8.25 MB)