Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome – teaching guide
Cornerstones Love to Read teaching guide for Swallows and Amazons*, packed with ideas for classroom activities that encourage children to talk about their reading.
Summer holidays don't get better than this! Swallows and Amazons is an innocent adventure story with lots of detailed descriptions on how to sail a boat and survive on an island for a few days – providing you have helpful, understanding adults not far away. Apart from the technical sailing vocabulary, the language is fairly simple and accessible and the story will be enjoyed by both boys and girls.
*book sold separately
Format: 28 page A4 booklet
Theme: Adventure; Freedom; Imagination
Related Curriculum Project: Flow
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.