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5 Incredible Pie Corbett Literacy Resources For KS2

Use dragons, unicorns, superheroes and magnificent machines to help your class make great strides in literacy with Pie Corbett...

  • 5 Incredible Pie Corbett Literacy Resources For KS2

Just click on each one to open up a free downloadable resource with great ideas for your English lessons.

1. Dragons

5 Incredible Pie Corbett Literacy Resources For KS2

Are you kept awake at night by the sound of dragons crunching bones? Don’t despair. Help is at hand. Read these instructions and soon you will be rid of this terrible pest.

Mock up a newspaper front-page story about dragon sightings in the area, come up with instructions on how to trap a dragon and create a dragon keepers’ handbook.

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2. Unicorns

5 Incredible Pie Corbett Literacy Resources For KS2

Focus your class on the skills of producing non-chronological reports with Pie Corbett’s fantastical, mythological beasts.

Produce non-chronological reports, draw a text map and give a presentation on the ‘Storm Unicorn’.

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3. Superheroes

5 Incredible Pie Corbett Literacy Resources For KS2

Children will be scribbling at super speeds with these games and activities on their heroes.

Play quick-fire language games by inventing new superheroes, write odes to this new masked saviour and describe her strengths, weakness, powers, costume and more in a non-chronological report.

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4. Kidnapped

5 Incredible Pie Corbett Literacy Resources For KS2

Take your children on an adventure with a short story, then use a series of activities to explore it, before encouraging them to write an adventure story of their own.

Produce diary entries and letters to friends for the characters, follow the story template to create your own adventure stories and storyboard a class version.

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5. Magnificent Machines

5 Incredible Pie Corbett Literacy Resources For KS2

Do you suffer from a grumpy teacher? If so, use this series of activities to create the ‘Teacher-Pleaser’ machine.

Invent your own magnificent machines with drawings, labels and instructions as to how they work, interview the inventor for a TV show and draw up the ingredients for effective explanation.

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Click here to download more great free Pie Corbett stories, poems and resources.
Pie Corbett is an English educational trainer, writer, author and poet who has written over 200 books. He is also known for promoting creative approaches in the classroom and has experience as a teacher, headteacher and Ofsted inspector. Follow him on Twitter at @PieCorbett.

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