About the book:
Ren’s family lose their home in a fire. They’re living with her grandmother now and things are a bit tense.
Ren lost her collection of things, her clothes; her brother lost his little bear and is inconsolable. So Ren starts replacing things with other people’s possessions. They’ve got loads of stuff, after all.
But she gets caught and has to strike a terrifying deal to avoid detection…
About these resources:
My Life on Fire is written by KS2 teacher, Cath Howe. These activity ideas have been created to encourage children to explore the themes of family upheaval and kleptomania whilst discussing the importance of empathy and understanding how to help others in difficult situations.
– Creative writing exercises
– PSHE discussions
– Creative activities
– Group debates