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Penny Chrimes | Author
Penny Chrimes is the author of The Dragon and Her Boy and Tiger Heart both part of a series set in Victorian London perfect for students in KS2.
What I can do for you
- Intro about me and why I love books/stories
- Where I get inspiration – eg walks round City of London.
- Section on historical context of characters – images of children’s lives/jobs they did eg mudlarks, chimney sweeps etc
- Section on use of language – how I use historical slang to make characters’ language vivid.
- Writing task – eg dialogue between animal/child; empathy exercise … how would it feel …
- Reading from book (s)
- Quiz about language – guessing what slang used by characters might mean.
- Empathy – role playing ‘how would it feel to be that tiger/dragon/Fly/Stick ..