Ogres and Islands

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By Robert Watts is Curriculum Coordinator for Art and Design Education at Roehampton University

Use a traditional Japanese story as the stimulus for map-reading activities


Learning objective: to use everyday words and mathematical vocabulary to describe position, direction and movement.

You will need

Map of Ogre Islands (see A1 poster); copies of the Ogre Islands activity sheet (see back of A1 poster) and the story of Momotaro the Peach Boy (see inside front cover and inside back cover).

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