Radar Art on the Street Resources

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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)
• Blogs
• 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. 1.    Teaching notes about using the text types that appear in the books for extended studies, PLUS ideas for differentiation and Gifted students.
  2. 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.


Body Decoration resources Cool Brands resources


Graffiti Culture resources Street Art resources