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Damon Young: My Pop is a Pirate

Session Info:

This is partly entertainment, partly education: showing kids the fun of language. The quiz gets them involved, and the next section encourages them to think about rhyming, rhythm, alliteration and detail.

Session Outline:

  • Icebreaker pirate quiz
  • On the art of rhyming/rhythm/alliteration
  • Storybook reading
  • Story quiz (for comprehension)
  • How to draw a pirate pop
  • Colouring (if time permits)
  • Q & A


  • Comprehension
  • English language basics
  • Drawing basics
  • The creative process

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