Last Updated: Monday, January 22, 2018

Room on the Broom in Scots

What is this?

​This resource introduces learners to ‘the witch with an awfie lang hat and gingery hair that she pit in a plait’ which is based on James Robertson's Scots translation of ‘Room on the Broom’.

Who is this for?

​The resource features sequenced lesson plans for early, first and second levels along with teaching and learning ideas and resources based on the animated version of Julia Donaldson's classic tale.

How to use this learning and assessment resource to improve practice

Learning intentions include:

  • developing listening and talking skills
  • using film as a text
  • using Scots vocabulary
  • using dual language word lists
  • speaking and writing in Scots
  • designing and creating original artwork
  • exploring the idea of stereotypes
  • discussing the benefits of friendship and teamwork. 

Download(s)

PDF file: Room on the Broom in Scots - Early level (113 KB)

PDF file: Room on the Broom in Scots - First level (136 KB)

PDF file: Room on the Broom in Scots - Second level (116 KB)

Word file: Room on the Broom in Scots - Activity sheets (108 KB)

Word file: Room on the Broom in Scots - Flash cards (889 KB)

Word file: Room on the Broom in Scots - Word mat (45 KB)