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Word Gap

Word Gap – this is our guided reading format in Selby class.


Communication and Language: Speaking, Listening and Understanding.

Focused task

This week our story is ‘The Great Kapok Tree’ which is linked to this week’s topic.


For today I would like you to read through the story with your child and have a think about what the story is trying to tell us. Why do all the animals talk to the man? What are the animals trying to save? Why does the man eventually leave?


Any work onto tapestry and their green work books please.

The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

In the Amazon Rainforest, a man is chopping down a great Kapok tree. Exhausted from his labor, he puts down his axe and rests. As he sleeps, the animals who ...