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The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross

Year 6/7 Unit of Work (146-slide editable PowerPoint teaching resource with 28 worksheets) 

This unit of work explores the novel The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross and is designed to help Year 6/7 learners develop key English reading skills.

Contents include:

Reading and comprehension activities (answers included)

Analysing characters and writing about them in detail using quotations

Developing inference and deduction skills

Exploring the author’s use of language

Developing descriptive writing skills

Quizzes to assess understanding informally – crossword, word search and pub quiz

Using constructive criticism to improve key skills

Exploring and discussing the novel’s themes

Examining how the author builds tension

Writing empathetically in character to show understanding

Post-reading review writing

And lots more!

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