Monthly Archives: April 2011

(Hiccup) knew that Astrid was the one for him

As promised, a couple of extracts from Y3’s How to Train your Dragon trading cards. Hiccup: ”Hiccup has strait brown flowy hair and lovely blue eyes and big bushy eye brows. When Hiccup saw Astrid he stopped and stared and … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon

This day, with a Y3 class and their teacher , came right at the start of their Myths and Legends ¬†work and was designed to ‘hook’ the children into the unit. We used the first nine minutes or so of … Continue reading

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Visual Literacy and Stories from Other Cultures

I had a great time with a Y4/5 class and their teacher this week working on a Stories from Other Cultures unit. Our chosen film was The Tortoises’ Idea from BFI Story Shorts 2. This animation is based on a … Continue reading

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