Authors Live Teacher Ambassador Programme: Darren Shan and Joseph Cornell - Case Study Package

Catherine Wylie, an English teacher at Alva Academy in Clackmannanshire, took part in our Teacher Ambassador Programme in Janaury 2013. She developed a collaborative project with colleagues in the Art department. They used Authors Live: Darren Shan, Darren's novel Zom-B and the work of American artist Joseph Cornell to explore representations of character, they called this The Zom-B Project.

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art work from the Zom-B project at Alva Academy

Blog 1: An English & Art department collaborative project Part 1

Catherine describes how the project came about.

Blog 2: An English & Art department collaborative project Part 2

Catherine talks more about the involvement of the art department.

Blog 3: An English & Art department collaborative project Part 3

Catherine tells us how the pupils tackled the art project once the preparation was over.

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The Zom-B Project unit plan & pupil work sheet

Download Catherine's unit plan & pupil work sheet so you can see how to run the project for yourself

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