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Literature


Level 1


1. Read six books, all by different authors, approved or recommended by your local librarian or school teacher.

2. Write a different ending to one of the above books you have read.

3. Visit your local or school library and explain:
a. the difference between fiction and non-fiction books.
b. what to do when borrowing and returning books from the library.
c. three things you can do to care for books.

4. Choose one of the following: a. Write a 'Thank You' letter to someone who helped you or your Pack with a task or visit, or gave you a gift.
b. Write a poem based on a topic of your choice.
c. Write a description of one of the books listed in the year's "Book Week Awards".
d. Make a book mark.





Level 2


1. Read 10 books (different from the previous six of basic level) with different authors, approved or recommended by your local librarian or school teacher.

2. Write an original story or episode involving the characters in one of the books you have read.

3. Visit your local library and explain:
a. the way in which books are catalogued.
b. how to locate four books from different categories (Art, Sports, Mystery, Romance, Biography, Travel, Gardening, etc.) by using the Library's information retrieval system.
c. how to use dictionaries, encyclopaedias, computer software or internet connection in the library reference section to research a subject of your choice.

4. Choose one of the following:
a. Write a 'Thank You' letter to someone who helped you or your Pack with an activity, or gave you a gift.
b. Write a short play based on a theme of your choice.
c. Write descriptions of two books listed in the year's "Book Week Awards".
d. Draw a page illustration for one of the story books you have read.





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Masks and Sculpture Level 1

Masks and Sculpture Level 2