Title: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Author: Mark Haddon
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).