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In literacy this week we are continuing to learn about different fairy tales. This week our fairy tale is Jack and the Beanstalk


Please note - There are additional challenges for each day, these will help to embed the learning from the previous week. 

Jack and the Beanstalk - The Children's Story

In this video, we present: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK."Jack and the Beanstalk" is an English fairy tale.Jack, a poor country boy, trades the family cow for a han...


Watch/read with your grown up the story of Jack and the Bean Stalk.


Retell the story…… What happened?


Explain to your grown up what your favourite part of the story was and why.


Which part of the story did you like the least?


Please use the template provided to create your very own magpie wall of words you may need when writing about Jack and the Beanstalk

Monday challenge - Can you retell the story of The Three Little Pigs? You can use the masks to help you get into character.


  • Recap – who can remember from last week what the 4 key patterns are in fairy tale stories?
  • Once upon a time, happily ever after, good vs bad, good always wins.


Today we are going to identify the bad character in the story…


Who has not made good choices.


Draw a picture and write a sentence about the character.


Remember to use capital letters, full stops and finger spaces and explain why you think they are a bad character.


Tuesday challenge - Can you find the key words in the word search?


Retell the story of Jack and the Beanstalk – can you remember the main things that happen?


Today we are going to identify the good character in the story….


Who has made really good choices?


Draw a picture of them and write a sentence about the character.


Remember to use full stops, capital letters and finger spaces and explain why you think this.


Wednesday Challenge - Pencil control - Can you find your way across the worksheet?


Today we are going to draw a story map for our story.


Please write one sentence in the boxes.


If you do not have a printer, please do not worry – this can be hand drawn in a format to suit you.


What happens first?

What happens next?

What happens last?


Please continue to use time conjunctions when talking about the story with your children.


Challenge: Please draw a picture next to your sentence.   



Thursday Challenge - Can you spot the difference?


Today we are going to retell the story…


Tell your grown up what happened in the story using your story map from yesterday. Try to use the key words we talked about yesterday - first, next and last.


Can you now sequence the story by writing a sentence about the four key points, what happened first, what happened next, what happened then, what happened last.  


(Grown-ups, if you do not have a printer, please allow your child draw the pictures write the sentences on a piece of paper).

Friday Challenge - Can you write these high frequency words?

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