Sport and books do mix, as this varied selection of fiction and non-fiction titles shows. Children’s book expert Anne Faundez reports back on some of the best sport-related reads.
There are many ways to use these resources in class – for storytelling, sequencing activities, making a story map, exploring plot, character and setting, displays, in creative writing... the only limit is your imagination.
Alexia is the only normal kid in a school for gods. What hope does she have on sports day? What with Hermes whose feet barely touch the ground and Artemis with her golden bow – not to mention Apollo, Hera and Zeus – she has no chance. Or has she?
Cut out the sentences and arrange the main events of Sports Day on Mount Olympus in the correct order.