First Level ( P2-4)
Material for Primary classes 2 -4
(Now updated to cover First Level, P2-4.)
Original Foreword by Helen Budge, Head of Schools Service
Da Gaer Box is been developed followin da success o da pre-school Dialect Ditty Box. We hoop at dis new resource will help teachers an pupils in primary 1 ta 3, ta use, promote an enjoy da Shetland dialect.
Da Gaer Box is been pitten tagidder by a unique pairtnership atween da Schools Service an da local community group Shetland ForWirds. Local teachers, writers, artists, musicians an bairns is aa generously pitten in time an effort ta mak dis a lively, lightsome resource at will surely enthuse an inspire baith da staff an da pupils at use it.
Dialect is an important pairt o Shetland’s culture an da Schools Service is delighted ta support an promote it in Education.
Smootie comes ta Lerrick, by Christine De Luca, Hansel Cooperative Press. Illustrations by Frances Pelly.
Bobby an da Burland Pearls, by Valerie Watt, The Shetland Times Ltd. Illustrations by Mary Fraser.
Smootie an da Toon Hall Clock, by Christine De Luca, Hansel Cooperative Press. Illustrations by Frances Pelly.
A Hansel o Stories (1), Hansel Cooperative Press. Contains Ellie an da Sail Needle, Smootie comes ta Lerrick, three more stories about Smootie da cat, and Rasmie Ratter, a story about a greedy trow, by Jane Moncrieff. Rasmie Ratter is printed in full in the CD tray booklet. Text of the three other Smootie stories are downloadable from Hansel Cooperative Press ('For Teachers').