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Any ideas/ scheme of work for Fairy Tales/ Folklore/ Myths

Discussion in 'English' started by Spacecadet, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. Spacecadet

    Spacecadet New commenter

    We do stuff on subverting fairy tales: Revolting Rhymes and Shrek.
     
  2. inky

    inky Lead commenter

    Why subvert them? If they've 'done' them a thousand times before, why are you doing them again? Rather than 'subvert' them, why not do something different? If these stories are new, why spoil then?


     
  3. Spacecadet

    Spacecadet New commenter

    I'm not sure what you mean

    We look at the stereotypical fairytale, look at how Roald Dahl subverts this to create humour, the kids have a go at this themselves, we look at how Shrek does this and write a film review of it.
     
  4. sam_coolchick

    sam_coolchick New commenter

    hi, saw your post saying you have a scheme of work for fairytales, can i have a copy of it and any resources you might have?

    my email add is: saima4_eva@hotmail.com

    will happily send you any resources you might be needing

    saima x
     
  5. thequillguy

    thequillguy New commenter

    Writing subversive and conspiratorial stories in the style of Roald Dahl have been quite successful, I think. Tim Rylands has done some inspiring stuff with this.

    http://www.timrylands.com/
     

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