Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve is a celebrated author, best known for his multi award-winning Mortal Engines quartet, which is being adapted for screen by Peter Jackson and will be released in December 2018. His most recent series Railhead is a space opera with intergalactic trains, dazzling worlds, and extraordinary characters. The first book in the series was shortlisted for the prestigious Carnegie award.

Below you will find various activities for your students to explore the themes touched upon in Philip Reeve's book “Mortal Engines” . We have also given suggested activities you could do with your students to future explore the themes. To support you we have created lesson slides and have given you an extracts from the book.

Extracts from 'Mortal Engines'

'Mortal Engines' Lesson Slides

'Mortal Engines' Lesson Tasks

We have a a series of comprehension self-marking quizzes, the quizzes are designed to allow KS2 pupils to practise and apply their skills of the Content Domains. They have been written in a progressive order, and using different question types, to support KS2 pupils of different abilities.

'Mortal Engines' Quiz 2A

'Mortal Engines' Quiz 2B

'Mortal Engines' Quiz 2D

'Mortal Engines' Quiz 2F

Below you will find links to other LGfL resources which link to the themes mentioned in Philip Reeve's book 'Mortal Engines'”

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