A Monster Calls: Film Guide

A Monster Calls
A Monster Calls




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A film guide that looks at A Monster Calls (2016), which sees a boy - struggling to cope with his mother's illness - visited by a fantastical monster.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including PSHE, English and Art & Design in addition to highlighting themes surrounding family, storytelling, life and death, growing up, anti-bullying, school, folk and fairy tales, and monsters.

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A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls Film Guide

A short PowerPoint of activities focusing on A Monster Calls.

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