Radar Art on the Street Resources
Art on the Street is a series of four books in the Radar range - books that deliver streetwise, high interest, non-fiction reads to your classroom or library. Each title contains a range of literacy text types that feature in the form of magazine-style content:
• Expert interviews
• Debates on controversial topics
• Real Life stories (biographies)
• information articles
• posters, photoguides and many other visual aids.
These offer children gripping and engaging writing styles that can be used as part of inspirational stimulus activity in English, and other cross-curricular study.
The titles in this series are:
Cool Brands: Explore how brands have developed, design a cool logo, and read about the people behind some big brands.
Body Decoration: Learn about the history of body art, such as tattoos and piercings, make up and nail art; make a pair of earrings, and paint your own nail designs.
Graffiti Culture: Enter the debate about the pros and cons of graffiti and discover all about the international man of mystery, Banksy.
Street Art: Find out which street artists are at the cutting edge, learn all about guerilla gardening and more, read about the life story of a famous street artist!
Downloadable resources that support each title comprise:
- 1. Teaching notes about using the text types that appear in the books for extended studies, PLUS ideas for differentiation and Gifted students.
- 2. Photocopiable worksheets for free distribution to reinforce learning and writing skills.
Although these resources have been created to link with the books, they can be used separately.