The Gift and Other Stories: Activities and Resources

Author: Helen Sykes, Publisher: Phoenix

The Gift and Other Stories: Activities and Resources Book contains background, ideas and activities about the content and language of the stories. Many of the activities are on reproducible worksheets.

The Gift and Other Stories is a collection of short stories with a range of subjects and styles for Years 6 - 8 by some of Australia's best children's writers:

Allan Baillie, Brian Caswell, Jackie French, Jean Chapman, Hazel Edwards,  Nette Hilton, Robin Klein, Margaret Mahy, Geoffrey McSkimming,  Moya Simons and Gillian Rubenstein.

The selection is suitable for all students in Years 6, 7 and 8, but will also appeal to poor or reluctant readers:

  • the stories are well written by recognised authors
  • they use language students can read and learn from
  • they are about high interest level subjects which students will want to read
More Information
Year Level Year 6, Year 7, Year 8
ISBN 9781875695898
Subject English
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