A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula le Guin – teaching guide
Cornerstones Love to Read teaching guide for A Wizard of Earthsea*, packed with ideas for classroom activities that encourage children to talk about their reading.
A Wizard of Earthsea is a profound book of magic and sorcery presenting the journey of a ‘wild, thriving weed' of a boy who ultimately becomes one of ‘the greatest' men, a dragonlord and an Archmage. If you want a gripping story that unleashes questions about the nature of a person and people then this is a must! There are mature ideas up for discussion here, ones which both boys and girls will enjoy reading about and contemplating.
*book sold separately
Format: 28 page A4 booklet
Theme: Religion; Innocence and experience; Science vs belief
Related Curriculum Project: Alchemy Island
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.