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Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo – teaching guide

Cornerstones Love to Read teaching guide for Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea*, packed with ideas for classroom activities that encourage children to talk about their reading.

Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea is a moving and at times intensely emotional story about the life of a child migrant sent to Australia after the Second World War, and the impact this has on identity. Themes such as life and death are dealt with in an adult, non-patronising manner that children will no doubt appreciate.

*book sold separately

Format: 28 page A4 booklet

Theme: Identity; Family; Bravery; Loneliness

Related Curriculum Project: Stargazers

Delivery: 3-5 working days

Product Type: Hard Copy
Category: Reading, Teaching guides
Key Stage: UKS2
Year Group: Year 5

About Love to Read

Our Love to Read teaching guides help you teach classic and contemporary children’s literature, whatever your literary experience or knowledge. They provide a deeper understanding of literary effects to help you meet the expectations for reading comprehension at Key Stage 2.

The series is made up of books that represent a balance of styles, periods and authors to help children experience a range of literature over time.

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