A study pack comprising of five lessons' worth of work. Resources include:
1. A Mile in her Shoes
Re-write Star Girl's first day at school, this time through her eyes. A scaffold-based creative writing task.
How does Star Girl differ from everyone else? Three tasks including a student survey and an evaluative activity.
3. Moments of Self Discovery
Four tasks which explores Leo and his struggle between being true to himself and staying true to the crowd. Students can then compare this to Star Girl's outlook on the world. Includes extended paragraph writing and an argument map.
4. Problematic Knowledge
Five statements which students must analyse, justify and apply both to the novel and the wider world.
5. Two Star Crossed Lovers
A bus stop activity in which students analyse either Leo or Star Girl before coming together and revealing what they discovered about the two characters.