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 World Book Day

I spent the day at Farr Primary School in Inverness where I was lucky enough to do workshops involving Drama, reading and generating ideas for stories with all three age groups! Here are some of the things we got up to:

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Janet is angry that she isn’t allowed to cut thatch with the men.
The author gets in on the act (ing)!
My favourite! The Sheriff officer needed a horse, and the teacher (aka Alice in Wonderland) stepped in without hesitation.
With the youngest group.
The second level group with books and bookmarks.