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Connected: Polar learning activities

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Creative writing, Digital and multimedia
Programme: Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour
Language: English
Genre: Adventure, Animals, Science
Age group: 6-8, 9-11, 12-14

Activities and resources to help you make the most of the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour Connected: Polar events(this will open in a new window).

You can also download a resource pack with activites which supports all four of the events in the Poles Apart tour. These include:

You can also find you next read in our Polar adventures book list(this will open in a new window) which recommends a range of fiction and non-fiction titles inspired by the tour.

We have a fantastic video from author Vashti Hardy, showing you how to plan and write a story starting from a map. This video is great to help pupils with story planning, idea generation and structuring their story. It also offers lots of opportunity to explore map reading skills!

Video Vashti Hardy: How to create a story by map drawing

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