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The Snail and the Whale | Julia Donaldson | Axel Scheffler | children's book | Story time

The Snail and the Whale is a children's book by former children's laureate Julia Donaldson, illustrated by longtime collaborator Axel Scheffler. It has won s...

Today I would like you to write about the snail.  There are words at the bottom of the picture, but I would like you to use your sound charts to think about the sounds needed for each word. 

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1 chilli – Draw a picture of a snail – can you draw a swirly pattern on his shell?  Now you need to write - He is small. 

It is likely to look like this He is smol.

 

2 chillies – Draw a picture of a snail, what pattern is on its shell?  Label the snail with these words foot, shell, trail.  Now try to write a sentence about the snail using one of the words.  You could write The snail has a shell.

 

3 chillies – Draw a picture of a snail, what pattern is on its shell?  Label the snail with these words foot, shell, trail, tentacles. Now try to write a sentence about the snail using the words you have written.  Don’t forget to use an and in one of your sentences.  You could write The snail has an itchy foot and left a trail. What else could you write?

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