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The Crescent
Stories to Introduce the Concept of Moral Values for Children Aged 5 to 7


August 2004 | 250 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The 24 stories in this resource provide a years work based around the people who live in The Crescent. The characters provide a continuity and the themes include:

} giving and taking

} bullying and friendship

} honesty and lies

} birth and new arrivals

} environmental issues.

With every story there is a warm up exercise, Circle Time discussion, supplementary ideas, National Curriculum links and photocopiable worksheets.

A comprehensive resource using a mini soap opera storyline, which will help children identify and emphathise with the characters so that they can experience and experiment to gain understanding of their own world.


 
Introduction
 
PART ONE: SETTING THE SCENE
 
PART TWO: THEMES
 
PART THREE: HOW TO USE THE MATERIALS
 
PART FOUR: THE LESSONS
Lesson 1: Introduction to the Crescent

 
Lesson 2: New Beginnings

 
Lesson 3: Assumption and Prejudice

 
Lesson 4: Territory and Trespass

 
Lesson 5: Vandalism

 
Lesson 6: The Coutryside

 
Lesson 7: Giving and Taking

 
Lesson 8: The Unknown

 
Lesson 9: Play and Creativity

 
Lesson 10: Darkness and Light

 
Lesson 11: Loss, Rejection and Identification

 
Lesson 12: Thoughts and Promises

 
Lesson 13: Disaster and Recovery

 
Lesson 14: Laughter and Derision

 
Lesson 15: Weddings and Formalities

 
Lesson 16: Birth and New Arrivals

 
Lesson 17: Bullying and Friendship

 
Lesson 18: Strangers and Danger

 
Lesson 19: Excitement

 
Lesson 20: Honesty and Lies

 
Lesson 21: Stealing

 
Lesson 22: Guilt

 
Lesson 23: Restoration and Discovery

 
Lesson 24: Endings

 

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