Pinpoint English Whole Class Reading Y6: Chasing the Sun - Stories from Africa

Pinpoint is a new series of activities and resources created to provide you with highly focused resources for specific needs in English.

  • 66 page teaching guide, A4 size
  • Flexible bank of activities, enough for 30 lessons 
  • Curriculum-linked activities for all areas of English using contexts from the collection of short stories (writing, reading, comprehension, spelling & grammar, spoken language)
  • Vocabulary builders and cross curricular activities using themes from the text
  • Includes Photocopy Masters to support the activities
  • Introduces contemporary themes that today’s children can relate to
  • Saves teachers time searching for engaging activities to use across the curriculum, linked to the stimulus text
  • Ideas for differentiation included to help tailor activities to children’s needs

Pinpoint Whole Class Reading is a new series of teaching guides providing flexible and creative lessons for classic modern children’s books.

This book provides 30 starter, main and plenary activities for teaching Chasing the Sun edited by Veronique Tadjo in Year 6 / P7. These can be used interchangeably over a half term or over a longer period. Activities use three levels where appropriate, showing how the content can be adapted for children who need more support or challenge. 

Chasing the Sun is a collection of traditional and modern short stories from authors across Africa. It introduces children to a range of literature, with old fables alongside contemporary tales, and offers opportunities to explore different cultures and make links with history and geography. 

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Product details

Production date:August 2019