Plan around ‘Dragons and Giants’ (In Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel) making use of ‘The Hokey Kokey’ method (in [concrete], out [abstract], in again [test abstract against concrete) (see Once Upon an If for full explanation):
1) Read story up to “‘Yes, but are we (brave)?’ asked To...
Francesca is an explorer and she has been away from her home now for some years. One day she stumbles on a village deep in the jungle that has been cut off from the rest of the world and so no one except for Francesca knows about these people. They speak a language that is quite easy to learn and it does not take Francesca long to s...
With eyes shut try to imagine the perfect school. Ask the following questions:
How would the pupils behave?
How would the teachers take the lessons?
How would the pupils feel at the end of the school day?
How would the teachers feel at the end of the school day?
This piece of paper is a letter from the Prime...