Got a an able, mature Year 9 class? This will provide a good level of challenge.

Title: Boys Don’t Cry

Author: Malorie Blackman

Link: Don't Cry

Suitable KS/Age/Year: Year 9

Key themes: homosexuality, homophobia, teenage pregnancy and parenting, family relationships, bereavement

Teaching ideas: debate; TV Talk Show; Courtroom Custody Scene; report/article writing, informative writing and writing/speaking to argue/persuade

Challenges: mature, complex themes; lengthy.



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