Reading and Succeeding with Great Achievers

Inspire with greatness. Reading and Succeeding with Great Achievers draws in young readers with stories about how famous people of modern times have developed their talents to achieve excellence. These stories and related activities feature compelling personalities such as Peter Jackson, J K Rowling and Cathy Freeman. They promote new vocabulary and encourage student discussion on achievers and language. This is a useful resource for TESOL students too.

Ages: 9-13 years

About the Author

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Marie Walding

Marie Walding has been a teacher for 40 years, working in primary, intermediate and secondary schools in New Zealand. Currently, she runs an English language school on the North Shore in Auckland.