The Family from One End Street by Eve Garnett – teaching guide
Cornerstones Love to Read teaching guide for The Family from One End of the Street*, packed with ideas for classroom activities that encourage children to talk about their reading.
The Family from One End of the Street is a working-class slice of life from the 1930s, humorously told in a simple, matter-of-fact style. Structured into episodes, the book focuses on character and social comment rather than plot. Suitable for a whole class read, although you may need to explain some cultural references, e.g. Woolworths and the Eleven Plus.
*book sold separately
Format: 28 page A4 booklet
Theme: Poverty; Class; Social snobbery; Education
Related Curriculum Project: Urban pioneers
Delivery: 3-5 working days
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