To engage with the text

In this lesson the children will find out the author of the book we will be studying and the name of the book. They will make inferences by looking at the front cover. They will learn some key vocabulary and then read the first couple of paragraphs. All their ideas in this lesson are to be collected on a mind map.


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Lesson summary: To engage with the text

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Chair yoga