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This English teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to select and change some of the main characters in a retelling of a traditional fable story. The class can record and sequence a similar narrative story that might occur between another pair of animal characters using the main features of fables.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and change some of the main characters in a retelling of a traditional fable story

Learning Objectives

Use spoken language to develop understanding through imagining and exploring ideas. Encapsulating what they want to say, sentence by sentence.

Learning Outcomes

I can use role-play to imagine how a story could develop to match something I have read. I can write a narrative text as a fable to teach the reader a moral lesson.

The Hare and the Tortoise

Teaching sequence to help the children select and change some of the main characters in a retelling of a traditional fable story

The Hare and the Tortoise

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe the sequence of events in a traditional fable with animal characters

Fable Story Cards

Activity cards to help the children discuss and role-play some other narrative story ideas based on a fable read by the class

The Hare and the Tortoise

Interactive activity to help the children select and change some of the main characters in a retelling of a traditional fable story

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and change some of the main characters in a retelling of a traditional fable story

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