Howdy teachers. Here are some free lesson plans and teaching resources for if you ever want to use Mark’s books in school. Enjoy…

Lesson Plans

Socks Are Not Enough/Pants Are Everything

Introductory Lesson:
Learning Objective – To initiate class discussion in order to introduce a text.

Transcripts Lesson: 
Learning Objective – 
To write transcripts based on a text.

House of Commons Debate Lesson:
Learning Objective – To prepare and perform a short speech about a key issue from a book

Agony Aunts:
Learning Objectives – To write about, and respond to, issues raised in a book. Also to write in character.

Classroom Court Lesson:
Learning Objectives – To use information from a text in order to prepare for a drama activity and to speak in role.

Character Profiles/Magazine Interviews:
Learning Objectives – to study characters from a text and to write in character

The Jam Doughnut That Ruined My Life

Lessons based on The Jam Doughnut That Ruined My Life


Tips For Writers:
Just a few handy hints and tips that I learned so far which I want to add to periodically.


Author Blog:
Check out my blog for insights into the mind of an lunatic.