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
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.