Very Short Stories
Edited by Mike Royston
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Very Short Stories by Mike Royston
Book DescriptionA New Windmill Book of Very Short Stories contains a collection of very short stories from a range of genres chosen to interest and appeal to students at Key Stage 3. Some of the stories are written by well-known authors, such as Paul Jennings, Jan Mark, Susan Price and Ray Bradbury. Others are by new authors. Each of them can be read in less that 10 minutes and offers and example of a well-structured and complete text. The stories have been arranged into pairs so that students can compare writing on similar themes or in the same genre. The activities at the end of the book are based on identified sentence and text level objectives of the Framework for Teaching English. Speaking and listening objectives are also covered. The stories have been chosen to enable students to read for meaning, understand the author's craft and apply what they have learnt to their own writing. They ae also accessible stories that will arrest the attention and engage the imagination of all students across Key Stage 3.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780435130589
(194mm x 126mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Publish Date: 18-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mike Royston
From the Four Corners, Hardback (April 2007)
Short stories from the West are combined with stories from other countries, cultures and literary traditions to make multicultural fiction accessible and enjoyable to Key Stage 3 students of all abilities. Activities which accompany the text are included.
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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