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Patrick Ness

Language: English
Genre: Identity
Age group: 12-14, 15-18

Patrick Ness discusses his latest novel More Than This and speaks about the importance of Young Adult fiction.

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.

Technologies: Computing science contexts for developing technological skills and knowledge TCH 3-09a, TCH 4-09b

More Than This explores the theme of computer gaming vs. reality.  Ask pupils to design and create their own computer game using Scratch(this will open in a new window). This will allow pupils to create a background, characters and storyboard. For an alternative option, pupils could illustrate a storyboard for their game.

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