Read or tell the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Encourage the children to join in with repeated refrains, such as 'Who's been eating my porridge?' and 'Who's been sitting on my chair?' Why did the bears decide to go for a walk before breakfast?
- Why did Goldilocks go into the bears' house?
- Did Goldilocks make good choices throughout the story?
- What do you think her mum said to her when she got home?
- Do you think there are goodies and baddies in the story?
- What would you say to Baby Bear when he is crying?
- How do you think Daddy Bear feels during the story?
- What should Goldilocks have done at the end of the story?
After reading the story, discuss the order of the events and how the different characters reacted during the story. Sequence picture cards.
Mind map key words for each part of the story. Sound out the words and spell key words correctly.
Show how to write the story alongside sequencing cards. Ask children the sounds that we hear when we say the word we want to write and then write these sounds to spell words.
Children to write their own stories with support using picture cues.