Stories about yourself

Blackpool literacy learners talk about reading stories written about themselves.

Quick tips for tutors

  • Short film about a Blackpool literacy tutor who writes her students into the stories she produces for them to read in class.

  • The students discuss this novel approach to reading and how it feels to be the subject of the stories they read.

  • May be used to introduce the topic in class and stimulate discussion around the featured story.