Please listen to Mrs C reading this superb collection of poems. What words do you notice that rhyme? Which was your favourite sea creature?(mine is the angel fish!) Could you write and illustrate a poem about an animal on land or sea? Finally, did you spot all the star fish hiding on each page?!
I hope you enjoyed this magnificent story. Also here is the link for the excellent cartoon adaptation. Can you see any differences? Also you might like to write the story as a script or as a diary entry from either the snail or whales's perspective.
Monday 11th of May 2020
Please practise and develop your Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar skills (SPaG) with this super game:
Now please practise your skills of using commas in a list with these brilliant activities. Remember to not use a comma next to and.
After listening to the story please could you do one of these tasks.
1. Write a newspaper article based on the story explaining the misunderstood wolf's story.
2. Make a comic which summarises the story
3. Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story and write about why it appealed to you.
If you are interested in poetry this is a free competition to enter on the theme of 'hope'. https://www.discoverdylanthomas.com/love-the-words-competition-2020 The deadline is very soon I'm afraid (1st May) but it might be something nice to work on with a grown up, even if you don't enter! Please send in any completed poems, we would love to read them!
Along the same theme, you can read some great stories and poems by children's authors about hope online in this new book: https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/9-12/book-hopes/
Here are some fun SPaG games to play:
Using capital letters, full stops and conjunctions: