A selection of resources to accompany 'Looking for Lord Ganesh,' by Mahtab Narsimhan and illustrated by Sonja Wimmer, the story of a young girl, recently emigrated from India who finds it difficult adjusting to a new school, in a new country. In a difficult situation, she emails Lord Ganesh for help, eventually learning to rely on her own inner wisdom. The text and the resources are most suitable for KS2. There are a range of resources available here: the curriculum map provides details of how 'Looking for Lord Ganesh' can be used in a variety of lessons; the teacher information file and guided reading worksheet can be used by teachers preparing to use the text in the classroom; there are three grammar worksheets linked to National Curriculum expectations for KS2; a bank of suggested comprehension activities and also tasks that can be used in RE and Art lessons. Finally, there is a quiz that can be used to test pupils' understanding of the text. All resources are designed to aid teachers in using a diverse text in the classroom and should provide pupils with a rich experience of another culture. Perfect for World Book Day events. 'Looking for Lord Ganesh' is available for purchase from the publisher's website: www.lantanapublishing.com/shop/books/looking-for-lord-ganesh.
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