Ferdinand Magellan is an explorer from the 1500s who found his way to the other side of the world, gave his name to a penguin and discovered many peoples whether they liked it or not. This is a fun introduction to the Age of Exploration, including two quizzes and a comedy song.  Candy Gourlay presents:

FERDINAND MAGELLAN

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WHAT'S IN THE VIDEO

This video captures the energy and fun of Candy's physical school visit presentation about her book First Names Ferdinand, about the Ferdinand Magellan, the 16th century explorer credited with the first circumnavigaton of the world. There are fun quizzes and other footage to keep the children engaged.

 

HOW IT WORKS

Press the play button to watch a brief excerpt of the video. You can rent the video for 72 hours or purchase and download it to keep for unlimited use. Here's a step by step explainer.

 

A FREE TEACHER'S GUIDE

Candy has provided the answers to the quizzes in the video and some fascinating insight and materials in a FREE pdf Teacher's Guide that you can download here. You are welcome to share the Teacher's Guide with other teachers. 

Q&A WITH CANDY

If you would like to go deeper, you can book Candy to speak to your pupils in a Q&A via the video conferencing platform of your choice. A Q&A takes 30 to 45 minutes, depending on  your timings. Do get in touch with Candy  via the contact form for a quote.

Preparation is key, to a Q&A event. It is important that the children have viewed the video before they meet Candy. It would be even more amazing if they had read the book! Here are tips on how to have a successful virtual author visit.

Candy uses the I Notice/I Wonder Strategy to encourage children to share. Read about it here

BOOK SALES

If you are interested in book sales, do get in touch via the contact form to be connected with an independent bookseller who can facilitate signed copies.

 
CONTACT CANDY GOURLAY

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