Great awareness-raiser for Autism/Asperger’s, with unique narrative style

Title: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Author: Mark Haddon

Link: http://amzn.to/1XGxOjGcurious incident

Suitable KS/Age/Year: Key Stage 3

Key themes: Autism, Asperger’s, stereotypes, individuality, bullying, death, family relationships.

Teaching ideas: exploring narrative styles; visual representations of experience as stimulus for writing; report/article writing; rewriting events from perspective of different characters; drama activities (such as thought tracking).


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