From the Four Corners
A Melting Pot of Stories Embracing Different Cultures and Genres
Edited by Mike Royston
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From the Four Corners by Mike Royston
Book Description* Each Western story is paired by genre with a story from another part of the globe to make stories from other cultures relevant and accessible. * This pairing function encourages students to compare texts and is therefore a valuable preparation for an important skill required at GCSE. * There are three sections in the book, catering for Years 7, 8 and 9, making it suitable for all ages and abilities. * This collection is accompanied by book activities and a free online scheme of work available to download soon.Also new in 2007: Level Up A collection of short stories and texts to engage all levels of ability. Find out more
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780435131364
(188mm x 133mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mike Royston
Very Short Stories, Hardback (February 2002)
These stories are written to help students focus on the use of language and structure where key aspects such as mood, characterization and setting are evoked in a short space of time. There are activities for exploring the stories at word, sentence and text level, with speaking and listening tasks.
Ways with Words, Hardback (February 2001)
A collection of short stories with activities that invite students to explore how authors use language to: construct and develop plots; portray character; create setting and evoke atmosphere; and handle themes and abstract ideas.
Tales with a Twist, Hardback (February 2000)
These stories with a twist have been chosen to motivate all Key Stage 3 students - especially boys. Including stories by well-known and popular authors, this exciting collection covers topics such as horror, science-fiction, sport, the supernatural, mystery and computers.
Fast and Curious, Hardback (February 1999)» View all books by Mike Royston
These stories have been chosen to amuse, entertain and fascinate Key Stage 3 students. Including tales by Michael Rosen, Robert Swindells, and Neil Arksey, this collection covers topics such as sport, horror, science fiction, computers, war and the supernatural.
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