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Knowledge and skills

  • Reading for pleasure
  • Discussing books
  • Speaking and listening
  • Character, plot and setting
  • Character analysis
  • Role-play and drama
  • Vocabulary development

Louise Dobson, teacher at St John’s Stonefold CE Primary School, explores the colour of words and shades of meaning in Tao and the Kingdom of Pearls.

The story of Tao and the Kingdom of Pearls includes elements of mystery, folktale and adventure. It has an exciting and thought-provoking plot and is sure to be a hit with both boys and girls.

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