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Differentiated worksheets, games and craft activities to complement We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. Great for supporting teaching of nature vocabulary, prepositions of movement, people and family vocabulary, as well as useful story language, including semi-fixed expressions such as 'be going', 'have to' and 'can't'. At the same time, learners develop fine motor skills, literacy skills, social skills and understanding of the world. SEE PREVIEW FOR CLOSE-UPS OF COMPLETE CONTENTS.
Activities are specifically designed to allow for differentiation of ability and context and come complete with COMPREHENSIVE ACTIVITY SUGGESTIONS that help promote higher engagement, interaction and language that goes beyond word level.
Find coloring sheets, sort by size sheets, storyboards, story slider craft, jigsaws, graphing dice, magic folding book, bear marionette, small world play craft, mini-books, write and draw templates, matching cards, mini-cards and flashcards.
This pack includes ALL of the following:
* Coloring sheets - There are 4 different sheets to choose from. See the activity suggestions for fun interactive ways to maximise language practice.
* Sort by size sheets - Children develop beginning maths skills while practising people or family vocabulary.
* Small world play craft - A simple and effective craft to create your very own bear hunt landscape. See the activity suggestions for lots of great ideas on how to maximise language practise through both making and playing with this fun craft.
* Storyboards - Choose from several variations of these storyboard templates. Ideal for differentiating according to different needs and abilities. There are versions with and without text, tracing options and interactive find and stick possibilities.
* Jigsaws - Choose between three different difficulty levels - 15 piece, 9 piece and 5 piece jigsaws. Follow the activity suggestions for inspiration on ways to maximise language practise and include dynamic elements.
* Story slider craft - A great story retelling tool that kids can make to practise sequencing skills, while consolidating language from the story. Perfect for sharing with families.
* Magic folding book – Kids will love making the hidden bear image appear with this exciting craft. Great for consolidating key language and story retelling too.
* Graphing dice and graphing templates - Choose between 3 different dice - story nature elements, family/people or both. Make them up before class or get the kids to make their own. Once assembled, follow the activity suggestions to play fun games while practising the target language.
* Bear marionette - A simple marionette that you can use to revise body vocabulary and have fun playing with. See the activity suggestions for ideas.
* Mini-books - Choose from 10 separate versions of this mini-book to suit the needs of your specific learners and context. Some versions involve literacy work, others are more suited to oral comprehension or productions activities. All of them great options to revisit and practise language from the story.
* Write and draw templates – a range of templates, with and without guidelines for kids to complete any related project.
* Matching Cards – Use these cards to play fun matching and memory games.
* Mini-cards - Excellent for a range of games and matching tasks. Sets include nature elements, family and people vocabulary. Print multiple sets for pair and small group work.
* Flash Cards – Use in a variety of ways to introduce and practice new language, develop literacy skills or as visual prompts for language games.
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