Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kastner – teaching guide
Cornerstones Love to Read teaching guide for Emil and the Detectives*, packed with ideas for classroom activities that encourage children to talk about their reading.
Emil and the Detectives is a fast-paced book about the pursuit of a dastardly thief by a group of German children on the streets of Berlin, told with a degree of humour and sympathetic social comment. An easy, quick read and although boys predominantly feature, girls should enjoy the story too.
*book sold separately
Format: 28 page A4 booklet
Theme: Generosity; Choice
Related Curriculum Project: Urban pioneers
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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