The Iron Man by Ted Hughes – teaching guide
Cornerstones Love to Read teaching guide for The Iron Man*, packed with ideas for classroom activities that encourage children to talk about their reading.
The Iron Man: A Children's Story in Five Nights is sometimes the stuff of nightmares, as a mysterious, seemingly indestructible Iron Man saves humanity from a sneering, dark Space-Being. This rural sci-fi is an easy, quick read and will appeal to boys and girls alike.
*book sold separately
Format: 28 page A4 booklet
Theme: Destruction; War; Prejudice
Related Curriculum Project: Mighty metals
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.