Watch and ‘read’ the picture book I Walk With Vanessa by Kerascoët with the sound turned off:
Pause the story throughout to discuss what is happening on each page.
Now watch this version with the sound on:
Your task over the next two sessions is to choose between either one of the following:
Write the story to match the picture book
Write a story about a time when you have shown or seen someone else show an act of kindness that has spread. This might
have been towards a friend, family member, new child in the class, etc.
Discuss your version of the story. Re-tell it out loud to a member of your family.
If you are going to write the story to match I Walk with Vanessa, you could rehearse your sentences out loud over the playing of the
If you are planning your own story, you could draw a story map of the key events, attaching some key words or phrases.