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Stories – Julia Donaldson

Children will learn all about books and the roles of an author, illustrator and the blurb. They will look closely at author Julia Donaldson and the book. ‘The Gruffalo’. Who is the Gruffalo? Where does he live? What other characters are in the story? What is a rhyming word?

The Gruffalo

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The children have learnt to retell the story of the Gruffalo.

The Gruffalo part 2

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The Gruffalo part 3

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Th Gruffalo part 4

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Stick Man Measures

Reception looked at the story Stick Man.

They looked at some sticks to find the longest and the shortest. They then measured the sticks in a variety of ways!

Making Chocolate Cake With Cooking Kay

Reception made cakes with Kay. They had to carefully break the egg and give it a good stir.

At the end they were allowed to have a little lick of the spoon!!

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  • St Hilda's CE (VA) Primary School
  • Whittaker Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, Lancashire, M25 1HA
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