Mrs Ockleton's Rainbow Kite and Other Tales - Teacher Resource Book

Thinking Through Literature

By: Garry Burnett


£29.99


Size: 297mm x 210mm

Pages : 136

ISBN : 9781904424420

Format: Paperback

Published: October 2021


Through the various activities in this fully photocopiable book, teachers will have the opportunity to develop their students' multiple intelligences in relation to the use and understanding of English literature. In addition, the activities will develop students' analytical thinking skills and creativity and improve exam performance.

The activities are based on the accompanying audio CD (see below) of original stories. These stories provide an exciting but accessible opportunity to develop students' emotional and intellectual responses to fiction and their ability to select and organise information, and read, write and think imaginatively. Particular attention has been paid to ensure that the stories appeal to boys as well as girls. All the activities are described with clear learning objectives for the teacher and student.

Click here to view the related paperback title Mrs Ockleton's Rainbow Kite And Other Tales, £4.99.

Click here to view the related audio CD title Mrs Ockleton's Rainbow Kite And Other Tales CD, £9.99.


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Garry Burnett

Garry Burnett has been an English teacher, advisor and advanced skills teacher (AST) and a lead practitioner and head of department for over 35 years. He has written and lectured extensively on teaching and learning, creativity and parenting all around the world.

Now focused on his own original creative writing, he is currently engaged in producing Turn and Face the Strange, the hit show about the Hull-born musician Mick Ronson, and the screenplay Moonage Daydream, telling the story of David Bowie and Mick's musical collaboration. .


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  1. Through the various activities in thin photocopiable book, teachers will have the opportunity to develop their students' multiple intelligences in relation to the use and understanding of English literature. In addition, the activities will develop students' analytical thinking skills and creativity and improve exam performance.

    The activities are based on the accompanying audio CD of original stories. These stories provide an exciting but accessible opportunity to develop students' emotional and intellectual responses to fiction and their abitity to select and organise information, and read, write and think imaginatively- All the activities are described with clear learning objectives for the teacher and student. Photocopiable resource, includes an accompanying CD of original stories with music by Gordon Giltrap

    About the author
    Garry Burnett has spent twenty years working in Yorkshire schools as head of English, LEA advisor and project leader. He is currently an Advanced Skills Teacher at the Malet Lambert School in Hull.
  2. Cracking stories, great strategies and activities, helpful notes and music too ” English teachers will soon be begging for more. Garry's book and CD brings to life thinking skills in the English classroom.
  3. Garry Burnett really knows how to engage and inspire students, and his latest book/CD is a triumph. I only wish he had been my English Teacher!

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