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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.

Today we are going to look at some of our words of the week.

  • Squawking
  • Ruins
  • Miracles
  • Fragrant

Point these words out as you go through the story and begin to develop a knowledge and understanding of these words.  

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 ...