Set in the Philippines, Talia’s Curse tells the story of a young girl who was given to the Gods as a human sacrifice. Enraged by her fate, Talia curses the Gods and the people who surrendered her to them. Since then, there have been rumours that Buko Bay, once home to her native tribe, is haunted by her wretched spirit…
Using playscripts, poetry and prose, this unit explores how to create a true sense of fear using language alone.
You’ll find a video version of the prologue below. For more supporting texts, planning and resources, please visit the KS2 section of the Shop.
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