Resources to accompany 'Phoenix Song'
A selection of resources to accompany 'Phoenix Song', by Tutu Dutta and illustrated by Martina Peluso, a story about a young boy from Malaysia who learns something about himself and his own cultural heritage. The text and the resources are most suitable for the lower end of KS2 (Year 3/4). There are a range of resources available here: the curriculum map provides details of how 'Phoenix Song' can be used in lessons across the curriculum; 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 and activities that can be used in Art, Music and creative writing lessons. 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. 'Phoenix Song' is available for purchase from the publisher's website:


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  • Curriculum-Map-Phoenix-Song.pdf
  • Grammar-Fronted-Adverbials-Phoenix-Song.pdf
  • Art-and-Composition-Design-a-Creature-Phoenix-Song.pdf
  • Comprehension-Activities-Phoenix-Song.pdf
  • Grammar-Noun-Phrases-Phoenix-Song.pdf
  • Grammar-Perfect-Tense-Phoenix-Song.pdf
  • Guided-Reading-Phoenix-Song.pdf
  • Performance-Create-a-Soundscape-Phoenix-Song.pdf
  • Teacher-Information-File-Phoenix-Song.pdf

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Created: Jun 26, 2015

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