Think Before You Start - Discuss

What do you think a book named ‘Fire Boy’ could be about?

What kind of person might ‘Fire Boy’ be?

Now download the extract and listen to the author read along with you.

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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. Can you summarise the text in a single sentence?
  2. Which words describe the mood of the text?
  3. Which words change the mood of the text?
  4. What structural techniques has the author used? 
  5. What language techniques has the author used?
  6. How do you think the author wants the text to make people feel?

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The research behind LitFilmFest

In a four month research study supported by the UCL Institute of Education, we worked with 200 KS2 students across three schools to measure the efficacy of our approach.

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