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LESSON 1

In this lesson, we will learn some features of reptiles. We will be thinking about what makes reptiles unique and choose our favourite reptile to describe. You can extend this lesson by using an encyclopedia to compare reptiles to other animal groups, talking about the similarities and differences. CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO START!

 

LESSON 2

In this lesson, we will listen to the story of The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water, by Gemma Merino. We answer questions about the story, justifying our answers with the word ‘because’ to support our communication skills. You can extend this lesson by researching dragons and considering how they differ from crocodiles.

 

LESSON 3

In this lesson, we will commit The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water, by Gemma Merino, to our memories by drawing a story map. You can extend this lesson by acting out the story and thinking of a step for each part.

 

LESSON 4

In this lesson, we will use our knowledge of reptiles to draw and describe a reptile of our choice. We will think carefully about what words to use and write some of them down. Please bring this description along to the next lesson, where we will write a reptile factfile.

 

LESSON 5

In this lesson, we will write a fact file about our favourite reptiles, thinking about their appearance, habitats and characteristics. You can extend this learning by making fact files on different types of animal.

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