A literature based unit study to accompany Greyfriars Bobby by Ruth Brown.
ISBN: 0-09-972121-X (Book not included.)
N.B The book deals with the death of the dog's owner, so may not be suitable for more sensitive children.
Set in Victorian Edinburgh in Scotland, UK, this book tells the story of a small dog with a big heart. He is the loyal and devoted companion of Old Jock who, sadly, dies one winter. He is buried in the local graveyard, but Bobby is so loyal he stays by his master's grave for the rest of his life, only leaving it to find food from his many friends.
Inside this Picture Book Explorers topic pack, you will find ideas for learning about Edinburgh through fun hands-on science and cooking activities – there's lots of cake in this study :) There are also practical and observational art activities, creative writing suggestions, punctuation practice, mental maths questions and much more to give fun learning opportunities to your child.
~ instructions for over 20 activities
~ printables including timeline, maps, flag, fact sheets and minibooks
~ list of supplies needed
~ optional book & film go-along suggestions.
You choose the activities to fully tailor this learning package for your child.