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Age Range: 8 - 12
At a time of a great and terrible famine, Hansel and Gretel are abandoned in the woods by their parents. Lost and hungry, they find a magical house made of sweets and cakes. But when they take their first bite, a strange woman with blood-red eyes invites them in...
Jago's stunning illustrations complement Manju Gregory's powerful retelling of this classic Grimm's fairytale.
"Hansel and Gretel" Interactive Literacy CD-ROM is part of a series of e-books that help students to improve their English. Pupils watch a video of the story, complete with vivid illustrations from the original picture book, then take part in fun quizzes for reading and listening comprehension. Topics include Reading Aloud, Onomatopoeic Words, Synonyms, Pronouns, Re-wording a story and so on.
With the Storytelling function, students can even write their own stories about Hansel, Gretel and the nasty witch, using images from the CD-ROM.
Each Inter-Active Literacy CD-ROM comes with teachers' notes and whiteboard interactivity. Narrated instructions in a choice of eleven languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Somali, Spanish, Sylheti and Urdu) make this the perfect learning tool for the multilingual classroom.