A series of 11 short film clips by Durham Learning Resources, presented by children’s author Adam Bushnell, on a range of artefacts available for schools and other educational settings to use. Each clip focuses on one artefact in particular, and presents ideas and inspiration for creative writing projects. Each clip is between 4 to 6 minutes duration.
Introduction: Using artefacts to make writing exciting!
Norman Weapons: Imagine you are a Norman Knight and design your own Norman Kite shield
African Djembe drum: Find out how a Djembe drum was used for storytelling in African culture and create your own Anansi the Spider story
Sutton Hoo helmet: Create your own Anglo Saxon hero and imagine who they would have battled to be rewarded with treasure such as the Sutton Hoo helmet.
William Shakespeare: Find out how William Shakespeare inspired rap, and learn how to rap your own version of a famous Shakespeare speech.
Astronaut: Design your own spacesuit to explore space
Lambton Worm painting: Discover local legends and create your own folklore tales
Anatomical figures: Create spooky ghost stories with science anatomical figures
Dinosaurs: Design and describe your own dinosaur using nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs
Vikings: Discover how to write and perform your own Viking boast!
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