Cut out and make some reveal-and-learn French picture cards for all of the animals in A Grub's Tale.

Knowledge and skills

  • Animals
  • Research
  • Using secondary sources
  • Asking questions
  • Note-taking
  • Working in teams
  • Critical thinking
  • Presenting

Turn your class into super sleuths with an enlightening fact-finding mission that will really get their ‘little grey cells’ working.

Knowledge and skills

  • Story structure
  • Plot, character and setting
  • Group storytelling
  • Note-taking
  • Research
  • Creative thinking
  • Role-play and drama
  • Peer evaluation

Try out these ideas to help your class understand the idea of narrative and to ensure that they get to grips with character, plot and setting.

Our interactive PDF will help children to get a feel for Australian geography, animals and music.

Use this Venn diagram template to help children categorise Australian animals.

A handy template for creating your very own emblems.

In some cultures foxes are often depicted as symbols of deceit and cunning. Why do the children think that foxes are thought of in this way? How does our language reinforce this image? Discuss foxy language and anthropomorphisation.

Our downloadable Australian animal fact card template is perfect for Antipodean class displays.

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