An engaging classroom playscript. This moving story, based on the novel by National Curriculum recommended author Michael Morpurgo and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, is an incredibly moving portrayal of the bond between a soldier and his horse in the deadly chaos of the First World War. Sold to the army in 1914 and separated from his beloved young master Albert, farm horse Joey is thrust into the midst of the Western Front. Albert vows to follow Joey to war and to be reunited with his friend, but will they find one another? New, innovative activities specifically tailored to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to fulfil the Framework objectives. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis, and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personal writing.
Set during the First World War, this award-winning adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel tells the moving story of the bond between a soldier and his horse.
This adaptation offers innovative activities specifically tailored to support the revised Programme of Study for KS3. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personal writing. The School Librarian Attractive cover with the text set out clearly inside for pupils to understand. A sensitive interpretation of the novel which stays true to the very popular stage play. Well done! S. Hannon, Cathedral School
Nick Stafford's acclaimed National Theatre adaptation of the novel by Michael Morpurgo.