La Vouivre

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La Vouivre

Contributor: Steven Fawkes

Language of text: French
Type of text: Historical document
Author or source: anon
Intended age of students: Key Stage 3
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The text contains multiple images that illustrate the theme of fantastic creatures, with links to different cultural backgrounds and contexts.

The text is useful for demonstrating the skills of scanning - looking for interesting details, and readers might extract what they think are key points to give different interpretations of 'vouivre'.

The link with the fantastic might interest students who play role play games or read fantastic literature

The section 'Créatures considérées comme des vouivres' contains a wide range of place names which provide good scope for pronunciation practice

Because of the range of details associated with the Vouivre the options are fairly open for students to write their own description of what one looks like, recycling language from the online text


Topics or themes:
This is a non-fiction text but based on a fantastic subject



How much time required:
part of a lesson

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