Stone Cold by Robert Swindells is a 15 lesson teaching resource which consists of a 113 slide PowerPoint presentation and a booklet of 25 worksheets.
All 15 lessons are structured using the four part lesson format (starter, introduction, development and plenary) and can be rewritten, modified and differentiated to suit your teaching needs. Lessons include:
Exploring attitudes to homelessness
Developing understanding of implicit and explicit meaning
The social and historical context of Stone Cold (early 1990s Britain)
Analyzing how characters are created - description, dialogue and action
Speaking and listening tasks
Swindells' use of language in Stone Cold
Character analysis - Ginger and Gail ; Link and Shelter
Using Point, Evidence and Explain
Empathy and descriptive writing
Structure and organization of the novel
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