Skellig by David Almond (PowerPoint, worksheets and lesson plans)

Skellig Teaching Resources (204 slide editable PowerPoint, 23 individual lesson plans, a scheme of work overview and 11 accompanying worksheets)
Skellig is an extensive teaching resource which includes a range of classroom activities for pupils of all abilities.

Contents include:

  • research tasks - William Blake and Angels
  • predictions about the text using the cover, author and blurb
  • analysis of Michael, Mina and Skellig
  • exploration of themes
  • developing awareness of novel features – hooks, tension, setting
  • using P.E.E.
  • Almond’s message
  • cloze and sequencing activities
  • analysis of David Almond’s use of language in key scenes
  • hot seating
  • empathy question preparation - Diary writing
  • Links to a range of Skellig games, websites and more
  • Exploring the use of pathetic fallacy
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