Holes by Louis Sachar – teaching guide
Cornerstones Love to Read teaching guide for Holes*, packed with ideas for classroom activities that encourage children to talk about their reading.
Holes is a complex though accessible book that cleverly and humorously interweaves stories from different time periods to show how the past impacts upon the present. The book deftly deals with a multitude of themes in a subtle and poignant way, without compromising the pace and sheer fun of the story. Boys and girls will love this story of desert outlaws. An absolute delight to read!
*book sold separately
Format: 28 page A4 booklet
Theme: Crime and punishment; Friendship; Loyalty
Related Curriculum Project: Hola Mexico!
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.