Crew MW enjoyed their first Christmas story in the library today. We explored the story ‘There’s an elf in your book’ by Tom Fletcher. We loved deciding whether we should do the things that the elf was telling us to do or not and had lots of fun laughing at the illustrations!
Today we started our new story The Smartest Giant in Town. We read the first section where the giant walks through the local town and bumps into a giraffe. The giraffe moaned that he was cold and needed to warm up, therefore we all needed to make a tie for the giraffe to warm up his long neck!
Look at the designs we created on our ties! 👔
Crew MW enjoyed their library visit again today! This week’s choice was ‘wiggle and roar’ by Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt. We loved listening to the rhymes and joining in with the actions! 📚
Exciting times ahead in Crew Thompson! 🎄 We are introducing a new reading incentive. Each time you read at home you get to go up the Christmas tree. First one to the top of the Christmas tree will get a huge chocolate Santa! Everyone else that reaches the top will get a mini chocolate Santa! Let the reading commence! 📚🎄
In today’s experience lesson we read the last part of the tale of Hansel and Gretel. Once they had gone into the house they found out it was a nasty witch who owned it. The witch kept Hansel in a cage to fatten him up to eat and made Gretel do lots of horrible jobs. We loved acting out the different parts of the end of the story. Our favourite bit was when Gretel pushed the witch into the oven and they found all of her treasure so they were rich!
We had some great acting and super listening ears and magnet eyes in the audience!
Crew MW enjoyed their snack and milk in the library today! We voted to read ‘The Very Busy Spider’ by Eric Carle. We really enjoyed repeating the familiar phrases and looking at the colourful illustrations in this story!
Today was our second Book Talk lesson looking at the poem, ‘My Own True Family’, taken from the book ‘My Heart Was A Tree’ by Michael Morpurgo. We recapped the purpose, audience and genre at the beginning of the session and then moved on to delve deeper into the features and vocabulary that had been used.
After reading the next part of Hansel and Gretel we learnt that Hansel and Gretel came across a gingerbread house in the middle of the woods. It had icing on it and lots of sweets. We created our own gingerbread houses in mini crews and had a competition to see who was the best voted by our parents. It was sticky work but we enjoyed eating it.
Thanks again to all parents for coming to reading cafe, it was great to see everyone reading their stories. I have logged it on the reading track as a read.