Mini Copy Book

Greek and Roman Myths

The Midas Touch

An ancient Greek myth about the dangers of easy wealth.

Length: 60 words

William Shakespeare

‘There is a Tide in the Affairs of Men’

Brutus tells Cassius to act while everything is going his way, or be left with nothing but regrets.

Length: 56 words

Angevin & Plantagenet Era

King Henry II

The great-grandson of William the Conqueror, whose knights assassinated Thomas Becket and whose family harried him to an early grave.

Length: 58 words

Extracts from Literature

The Caucus Race

Alice experiences for herself the very definition of a pointless exercise.

Length: 105 words

Extracts from Literature

‘The marriage cannot go on!’

The cup of happiness is dashed from Jane Eyre’s lips.

Length: 51 words

Extracts from Literature

The Peculiar Customs of Lilliput

The people of Lilliput are strangely small, but their ideas are bizarre in a big way.

Length: 54 words