Retelling Tales with Joseph Coelho, Juno Dawson and Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Spend up to four lessons using The Girl Who Became a Tree, Wonderland and The Deathless Girls to explore how writers integrate new characters, settings, themes and ideas in order to retell classic stories for a modern audience.

Level:
Senior Phase (S4-6) / KS4 and KS5

Explore themes of:
√ Storytelling √  Myths and Legends √  Subversion √  Modern Themes √  Fairytales

Subject Checklist:
√ Expressive Arts √  English Language √  Social Studies √  Creative Writing

Note to teachers: These books contain some material that may not be suitable for some students. We recommend that teachers read the books carefully before using it in the classroom or recommending it to students and/or seek parental guidance.

Watch the event:

or on our website www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/retelling-tales-with-joseph-coelho-juno-dawson-kiran-millwood-hargrave.

Download the resources:
Retelling Tales with Joseph Coelho, Juno Dawson and Kiran Millwood Hargrave PDF
Retelling Tales with Joseph Coelho, Juno Dawson and Kiran Millwood Hargrave Word

Download extracts from The Girl who Became a Tree by Joseph Coelho to accompany the resources:
A Tip of Lead Daphne and her Father Daft Knee Cupid Apollo

Further information:
If you enjoyed that then why not also try these discussion questions created by The Deathless Girls publishers Hachette!
The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave-Discussion Questions

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