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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 ‘The Dancing Pig — A Love Story’
Sample activities for ‘the dancing pig — a love story’
  • Read ‘The Dancing Pig — A Love Story’ to the class.
  • Discuss with the students:
    • Who remembers what happened in the story?
    • What happened in the beginning/middle/end?
    • What could happen next?
‘The Dancing Pig’ Performance
  • Masks: Use the pictures to create masks for students to wear during the performance. (These might also help students to relax.)
  • Create a narrative:
    • Copy the story into six sections.
    • Form the students into groups. Each group develops a performance for their section of the story.
    • Ask the students to form a line with the story in the correct sequence, the ...
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