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Malorie Blackman learning activities

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Author/book resource
Programme: Authors Live
Genre: Dystopia, History, Politics
Age group: 12-14, 15-18
Audience: Young People
Topics: Anti-racism

This resource will help you explore Malorie Blackman’s award winning book, Noughts & Crosses, focusing on its themes of equality, conflict and political activism, as well as introducing pupils to the real history of the civil rights movement and Black Power. Some of the activities also provide an opportunity to think about historical events which may be useful as part of broader discussions for Black History Month.

Activities in the resource include: