50 Ways to Retell a Story: Cinderella provides teachers with fifty activities to engage and motivate pupils in the story writing process. Each of the fifty ˜variations on a theme” opens with a description of the form/technique, followed by a modelled example.
Although the book was predominantly written with teachers in mind, it will also be of interest to anyone who enjoys language and language-play.
Designed as stand-alone literacy lessons, starter sessions or extension activities which cover narrative, non-fiction and poetry, Ways to Retell a Story: Cinderella provides teachers with examples of this well-loved traditional tale re-written as a:
- science-fiction story
- letter of complaint
- text message
- diary entry
- …and 42 more!