Our Stop the Tour! Novel Study resource is a comprehension, discussion and activity guide to accompany the novel Stop The Tour by Bill Nagelkerke. This is an exciting novel for middle to upper primary and lower secondary students because of its themes of courage, resilience, diversity and inclusion. Although this is a fictitious novel, it is based on the real events that occurred surrounding the 1981 Springbok Tour.
The Stop the Tour! Novel Study has been split up into sections for the purposes of this resource. Each section varies in size due to the number of pages and the nature of the content. Some sections call for more reflection and discussion than others.
For each section of this the 1981 Springbok Tour novel study, there are:
Reading comprehension questions,
Discussion questions for oral language development in the classroom, designed to be used with pairs or small groups of students
Weblinks and QR codes for students to find out more about the content discussed
Six to eight creative activity choices (including digital and non-digital options)
Please note: To use this resource, you will need at least one copy of the novel, Stop the Tour.