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A Literary Curriculum Planning Sequence for How to Live Forever

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KS: LKS2 / UKS2, Lower KS2, R & KS1 / LKS2

Year Group: Year 3

Author(s): Colin Thompson

Main Outcomes:

Prequel, lost poster, letter of warning, character and setting descriptions

Overview and Outcomes:

This is a two-week planning sequences for How to Live Forever by Colin Thompson in which children explore the themes and ideas set out in the book, as well as writing a prequel, character and setting descriptions, lost book posters and also letters of warning/advice.

Synopsis of Text:

Colin Thompson's books are mystical and complex, they will appeal to children and adults alike and demand to be returned to as there is always a new image to see . . . something more to catch the eye. Peter and his family live among the Quinces in the cookery section of a mystical library, and at night, when the library comes to life, Peter ventures out of his home to find a missing volume: How To Live Forever

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