A literature based cross-curricular topic pack/unit study to accompany Floss by Kim Lewis - ISBN: 978-0744520712. (Picture book not included).
Set on the author's Northumberland farm in the UK, Floss is one of a series of books that Kim Lewis wrote about her children's lives there. Floss is a young Border collie who lives in a town with his elderly owner. The man's son is a Northumberland sheep farmer with an aging Border collie sheepdog. Floss is taken to the farm to be trained to be a sheepdog, but will she succeed in becoming a trusty working dog?
In this Picture Book Explorers guide, you can learn about Northumberland and Newcastle, their geography and history through map and timeline activities.
Your child can
- develop creative writing skills
- explore idioms
- extend their vocabulary
- use hands-on activities to develop maths skills
- develop photography skills
- learn about farming in the UK
- learn about football
- learn about dogs
- try regional recipes and more.
You choose the activities to fully tailor this unit into the perfect learning adventure for your child.
~ instructions for over 20 activities;
~ printables including timeline, maps and flag;
~ list of supplies needed;
~ book & film go-along suggestions.