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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

Product Type: Hard Copy
Category: Reading, Teaching guides
Key Stage: UKS2
Year Group: Year 5

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.

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