Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
Year 5 / Year 6 English Teaching Resources - Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
Private Peaceful is a 99 slide PowerPoint presentation with an accompanying 25 page booklet ofworksheets.
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo contains 13 lessons designed to develop knowledge and understanding of the plot, characters, language, themes and historical context of the novel Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo.
Our Private Peaceful resource includes a range of lessons, tasks and activities for pupils of all abilities:-
- Making predictions - a pre-reading exercise exploring the book's title, cover and blurb
- Researching the social and historical context of Private Peaceful - World War One, trench warfare, weapons, gas attacks, uniform, propaganda
- Activities to develop knowledge and understanding of the plot - timeline and cloze passage
- Analysis of key characters
- Exploration of the themes of Private Peaceful - war, love, friendship, family, bravery, etc
- Developing awareness of the features of a novel – character, theme, plot, style and language
- Creating character acrostics
- Independent, pair and group activities
- Analysis of Michael Morpurgo's use of language
- Developing comparison skills - comparing Private Peaceful to Wilfred Owen's 'Dulce Et Decorum Est'
- Level and assessment focus self and peer target setting tasks
- Letter writing (empathetic writing) to develop a deeper understanding of character
- Report writing in character
- Create a CD task to commemorate Charlie and Tommo - character exploration
- Mind mapping the key themes and issues of Private Peaceful
- A 13 lesson unit of work
- A 99 slide PowerPoint presentation (see preview below)
- 25 worksheets to accompany the PowerPoint
As with all our resources, the Private Peaceful PowerPoint is fully editable so you can personalise and differentiate the resources as much or as little as you want. Add extra slides, delete pages, change the text and imagery and update it as is necessary.
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