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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

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Extra activity: map reading

Vashti Hardy shows how to plan and write a story starting from a map – offering pupils opportunities for story planning, idea generation and exploring map reading skills!

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