"Macca the Alpaca" by Matt Cosgrove is a picture book about an alpaca named Macca who is bullied by a llama called Harmer. It is a wonderful rhyming story with an important anti-bullying message.
You will need a copy of the picture book to make the best use of this resource.
This resource includes a range of graphic organisers and hands-on games:
Reading comprehension activities
Connections: text-to-self, text-to-text, text-to-world
Describing Macca using phrases from the text (cut and paste)
Character Traits – using evidence from the text (Macca and Harmer)
Sequencing – beginning, middle, end
Sequencing – interactive noteboook pages
CHAMP graphic organiser
Macca – bullying speech bubble
Comparing and contrasting alpacas and llamas (Venn diagram and retrieval table cut and paste)
Rhyming words games x 4 - Designed specifically to support this picture book.
Last Llama Standing
Concentration, Snap, Fish!
Llama Drama! - a unique card game designed specifically for this picture book!
Bonus Bookmarks to promote reading.
This is an Australian picture book, so Australian spelling is used throughout and QLD Beginners' Alphabet font.
All resources are for single personal or single classroom use only and are not to be distributed further. Multiple licenses are now available at TpT for a reduced price. No sharing of this resource is permitted through email, photocopying, internet groups/blogs, offline groups, school district or regional websites/servers, discussion lists, school websites/servers, or personal websites.
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