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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.


Quickly talk through the story with your child and then read it again if needed. Next I would you like for your child to pick 3 animals from the story and draw a picture of them and write a sentence about why they are trying to save the tree. For example the porcupine ‘the tree gives us oxygen to live’.


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 ...