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David Walliams

Language: English
Genre: Family, Humour
Age group: 6-8, 9-11

You have seen him on your TV, now watch him on your smart board! Multi-talented funny man David Walliams talks about his hilarious book Gangsta Granny and gives a spectacular reading from it.

If you only do one thing

We know time is tight, so here is just one activity you could do with your class before or after watching the broadcast.

Find out more about David... LIT 2-01a, LIT 2-06a, LIT 2-10a, LIT 2-14a 

Writing is just one of the many ways David spends his time, he also works as an actor, TV star, comedian and charity work. Ask your pupils to investigate David’s various charity activities and answer the following questions:

Pupils can present their research to the class in any format they like. It could be a poster, a written piece of work, or digital PowerPoint or animation. Pupils should focus on the charity they have researched and explain to their peers why their work is so vital, and why it is so important to support it.

For shorter clips from this event visit the BBC Scotland Learning(this will open in a new window) website.

A transcript of this event is available to download.

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