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As teachers have become familiar and confident with the Circle Time technique they need further ideas and resources to help them develop this type of work with young people. This engaging book will help teachers who want to use the collaborative and co-operative method of learning to widen it from PSHE to other parts of the curriculum. It allows the teacher to develop a particular theme using key questions, activities and games. The unique links to storytelling and literacy skills will make this book highly popular with primary teachers.

Sample Activities for ‘Monkey Boy!’
Sample activities for ‘monkey boy!’
  • Read ‘Monkey Boy!’ to the class.
  • Play ‘Sharing imaginary worlds’ (explained in ‘Activities about context: time and place’ in Part One). As each student is listening to a story being read he is creating images in his mind. Such individual images are multi-faceted interpretations of the story and include music and sound, movement and emotion, colour and perspective, words and metaphors, and spatial and architectural design. Each of these images can be shared in a non-threatening way using the circle.
    • The students sit in a circle after listening to the story. Each question asks the students to say what they remembered from the ...
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