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Extension Activities - Curriculum Ideas English

  1. Role play - re-create a trial. Appoint a judge, jury, defence, prosecution and of course a person accused.

  2. Use information from the prison rule book etc to write a description of the life of a prisoner.

  3. Poetry - developing the doggerel verse written by the prisoner in Maidstone Gaol. A warder's point of view?