The Christmas Wish has lots of potential for exciting literacy work. Here are some ideas for exploring The Christmas Wish, with writing ideas by class teacher Katie Gane.
Letting children explore the myriad of roles involved in making a film gives them critical insight into just what goes into making their favourite blockbuster.
Get out your clapsticks and shakers and create your own Australia-inspired music in class.
Creating your own weird wildlife with this collaborative ‘Creature consequences’ lesson.
Use this planner as a scaffold to help create your own story using the same structure as A Thumping Great Rabbit.
Use our 'Sea words' resource sheet for looking at shades of meaning with words describing different kinds of waves.