Bill’s New Frock by Anne Fine – teaching guide
Cornerstones Love to Read teaching guide for Bill's New Frock*, packed with ideas for classroom activities that encourage children to talk about their reading.
Anne Fine explores attitudes to gender as she chronicles an extraordinary day in the life of young Bill, a typical boy, who wakes up to find himself experiencing life from the other side: as a typical girl…in a pink frock! Bill's New Frock is an easy, short, entertaining read with lots of springboards for discussion. This story will be enjoyed by both genders equally!
*book sold separately
Format: 28 page A4 booklet
Theme: Gender politics
Related Curriculum Project: ID
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.
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