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The Good Word Jnr


This ‘junior’ version of TVNZ 7’s poplar ‘The Good Word’ series sees presenter and author Emily Perkins discuss classic Kiwi fiction with a panel of intermediate students. Each episode also features a special celebrity guest talking about their favourite book, plus mini documentaries about subjects such as libraries, poetry and comics, presented by roving teenage reporter Frank Talbot.

Aimed at students in Years 5-9 and designed to complement the English curriculum, this series and study guide is a valuable resource for the classroom.

Included on the DVD:

- The complete ‘The Good Word Jnr’ series (4x30min episodes)

- A downloadable study guide with suggested classroom activities and more information about topics covered in the series.

- The four books discussed by the panel are:

  •  "The Half Men Of O" by Maurice Gee
  •  "The Runaway Settlers" by Elsie Locke
  •  “The Changeover" by Margaret Mahy
  •  "See Ya Simon" by David Hill

COST: $20 +GST

 

 

 

 

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