'My Sister Lives on The Mantelpiece' by Annabel Pitcher
This is a loose unit of work based on the novel 'My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece' by Annabel Pitcher. The novel tackles difficult themes such as racism, alcoholism, parental separation and terrorism and has proved to be an extremely good book to open up discussion in the classroom. The Powerpoint presentation includes:

- Lesson ideas with learning objectives
- Opportunities for creative writing and drama activities inspired by the book
- Related vocabulary for optional spelling tests
- Success criteria for Levels 5 to 7.
- Points for discussion for key chapters

The novel could be taught as a cross-curricular link to the study of Islam or Christianity in Religious Studies. This Powerpoint gives pupils the opportunity to develop their speaking, listening, writing and reading skills. The novel is a good example of a contemporary work of fiction and will be a refreshing change for pupils at Key Stage 3 at all ability levels. I hope you and your class enjoy the book and that you have some interesting discussions!
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Created: Dec 13, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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