Friend or Foe
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Your KS2 class will use the table below to sort the words that end in the suffix -ing. The words can all be found in Chapter 4. During the second world war two young boys, played by John Holmes and Mark Luxford, are evacuated from London to the countryside by train. Arriving in an unfamiliar village, they are taken in by a kindly dairy farmer, and soon become familiar with country life. Between lending a hand on the farm and attending the one-classroom village school, they spend their days exploring the fields and woods of the area, and thoroughly enjoying themselves. Then one night, there is a bombing raid near the village and the boys witness a German bomber come down. They try to tell the locals, but a search finds no evidence of a downed plane, and the boys are in trouble for wasting the police and the armed services’ time (the plane had actually come down in a pond and sunk out of sight). I thought that friend or foe was a interesting,adventurous and amazing because when i read it it made me feel interested and and adventurous.
Friend or Foe by Michael Morpurgo - BBC Teach English KS2: Friend or Foe by Michael Morpurgo - BBC Teach
For more information about the work of Farms for City Children, please visit www.farmsforcitychildren.org Michael Morpurgo has thrilled and delighted huge numbers of young readers since becoming a children’s author in the early 1970s," Wood said. "Action for Children’s Arts is delighted to recognise Michael’s outstanding contribution by presenting him with the J M Barrie Award 2016. His work will undoubtedly, like Peter Pan, stand the test of time, making him a truly worthy recipient of this award." Friend or Foe is a gripping World War II story from War Horse author and former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo.
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Love books like this. I mean yes it's a short book for children BUT i love books with this message and it's good. Doesn't matter from which country you are, what skin color you have or, like here: if you're on different sides of a war. If you're both decent human being who still are capable of humanity and kindness and also trust then wonderful things can happen and you can work with your "enemy" until you suddenly realize- hey, I can't call him enemy anymore.. LoveReading4Kids exists because books change lives, and buying books through LoveReading4Kids means you get to change the lives of future generations, with 25% of the cover price donated to schools in need. Join our community to get personalised book suggestions, extracts straight to your inbox, 10% off RRPs, and to change children’s lives. The theming in this book opens opportunities for History such as looking into what it was like to be an evacuee - Didcot Railway Centre offers WWII experiences to schools.
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In this resource your class will look at: inverted commas, question marks, capital letters, full stops, apostrophes and commas. We have also differentiated this resource to cater for Year 3 and Year 4 classes.
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Morpurgo added: “Storymakers and storytellers like Barrie, and like all the previous winners of this award, have given us the hope and faith children need, we need, to keep flying, have sustained us through dark and troubled times, have banished doubt. To touch the lives of children, to witness their listening and reading silence, is reward enough in itself. This is simply the icing on the cake.” In the tradition of Goodnight Mr Tom, Carrie’s War, and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Friend or Foe is a novel that takes children to the heart of a tumultuous period in history. The boys are brave. “He’d promised himself he’d be brave when he said goodbye.” Bravery is ‘doing it afraid.’
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After reading Chapters 1-3, write David’s diary entry for the day that he was evacuated. The diary entry should begin by describing waking up at home in the morning and should end with going to bed at Mr Reynolds’ farm. Remember that a diary entry should: David Wood, chair of Action for Children’s Arts, said Morpurgo is “one of our greatest storytellers”.The novel is set during World War II and follows two evacuees to the West Country. The boys find themselves on a farm. “They were no longer going away, they were arriving.” Life is all about perspective. The boys turned a negative into a positive.