In Pen Pictures 2, pupils use various picture types to help them write a range of different texts, including letters to friends and short stories. There's the one about Bad-luck Bobby, a cartoon story of a young boy who always seems to be having misadventures. What happened to him one morning when he went to the shops just has to be told ... Try out some material from this book here.
In this lesson, the learners look at adventure film posters, and from these they imagine and narrate the entire plot of the film. The lesson shows learners how to explain the plot of the story following a situation-problem-solution model, and encourages them to build longer sentences. The sample also shows the review activity which the learners are asked to do after writing. The teacher's notes for this lesson are on the page Pen Pictures Teacher's Books.