A zip file with a series of resources to aid with the novel study. This would take roughly take 5 - 6 lessons.
1. Alex's Letter
An emotive language based worksheet where students must re-read chapter 7 before editing Alex's letter to include more emotive words and passages.
2. Getting to Know Alex
If Alex was at your school, would you want to be in his group? Find out more about Alex in terms of what he likes, dislikes, interests, hobbies, mannerisms and so on. By the time you're finished you'll know him better than he knows himself!
3. Emotive Language
A worksheet which focuses on the first four chapters of the novel and explores what emotive language means.
4. Stormbreaker - The Advert!
Students re-read chapters 7 and 8 then create the official advert for Stormbreakers, to be launched at the same time that they hit schools.
5. Setting - 10 Picture Analysis
Students view the 10 slide PowerPoint and analyse each picture in terms of context, significance and themes.
5. PowerPoint: Setting
A 10 picture slideshow which accompanies the worksheet of the same name. Students analyse each picture in terms of context, significance and themes.