JAMILA GAVIN ENCHANTRESS OF THE SANDS
The Enchantress of the Sands drama | Our Lady and St
We have been reading folktales in Literacy and Language. We investigated stories from around the world and read A Crocodile Called Raincloud from Burma and Baba Yaga from Russia. As part of our learning we read The Enchantress of the Sands, a folktale from Botswana adapted by Jamila Gavin. We read the story and then talked about the characters pretending to be something that they are not.
FICTION - Jamila Gavin
An introduction to the fiction section. IT IS THROUGH STORIES that children learn about values and roles, about good and evil, about fun and silliness, about happiness and sadness – about life and death. It is through stories that children can make sense of a confused world and learn to overcome the obstacles they will inevitably meet.
BOOKS - Jamila Gavin
IN WHATEVER SOCIETY WE LIVE, stories are an essential part of growing up and helping us to become members of our community. The very first contact a child has with storytelling is often the bed time story. In the safety and warmth of their bed, their imagination can be stirred; the seeds sewn, showing the child what wonders are to be found in a book.
The wicked witch of the singing sands - blogspot
Oct 29, 2014The wicked witch of the singing sands . Once there was a wicked witch who lived across the land of the singing sands. The witch loved to steal children. On a village not far from the witches hut lived a henchman who had 3 sons he was worried that the witch might take his sons henchman started not to worry anymore so he made a tree house
Full text of "Enchantress, and other stories"
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This simple object can be taken anywhere, read anywhere: in a park, on a bus, in your home, under the bedclothes with a torch. Reading allows you to experience hundreds of sensations, emotions, ideas and descriptions, all within that small confined space: brain to brain, creating a unique dialogue between just you, the reader, the author and, paradoxically, silence..