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Yves Stening: Reading + Essential Elements of Genre

Session Info:

Yves reads one of his books and asks the children questions about their favourite parts of the stories, the food in the stories and the food they like best.

Takes the students through a slide show depicting how he and Nigel created the characters and stories for Dinner Detectives.

Asks the children about their writing and the type of stories they like best.

Explore with the pupils why they are genre experts and how they might include those genre elements in their stories.

Topics covered:

  • Travelling back in time
  • Stories within stories
  • The Creative Journey
  • Creating your own stories

You are a genre expert!  Explore how kids know and understand the important elements of genre in their favourite stories

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