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They are stories to read, birthday cards to make and problems to discuss.

  • Writing and phonics: k, b, p, s, f, e, d, g.
  • Wordbuilding: ba, cb, da, ha, ra, ma, pa, sa, la.

Integration of themes

  • Social Justice

Learners can become involved in helping people who are victims of disasters like floods.

  • A healthy environment

Learners realise that rain is important for Nature and Man.

  • Human Rights

Everyone has a right to pure, clean water.

Leaner section



Daddy Wop is very worried – very, very worried. Actually all the Wops are worried. Something terrible has happened!

It has been raining very hard in the forest. So much that Mr Mole’s underground train tunnel has flooded! Something like this has never happened before. Even the Wise Old Owl cannot remember such heavy rains ever falling in the forests. Now the Wops are desperate! You see, they cannot move out of the forest because the underground tunnels are flooded. They can’t reach the shops! Some Wops haven’t been to the shops for two weeks! Their food supply is very low. The Wops must have a new tunnel. They must have a new tunnel immediately, but how will they manage this?

The Wise Old Owl has asked everyone in the forest to come and help dig a new tunnel, but there are too few moles and the tunnel must be a long one, a strong one, a sturdy one and it must be dug quickly. Willy and all the other Wops help, but they are not used to building tunnels and they get tired very quickly. How on earth are they going to manage? Who will come and help the Wops?

(To be continued)

  • What do you think? Who will help the Wops build a new tunnel? (Get as many suggestions as possible – Listen to the reasons they give.)
LO 1.2 LO 1.3.6
LO 1.3.1 LO 2.8
  • I can read and draw.

Tiny is a little Toobie.She has blue eyes

Tiny likes to talk to the big green frog.

Tuck is her brother.He plays with Tiny

Tuck catches two yellow butterflies.

LO 3.1.2 LO 3.4.1 LO 3.3.1
  • Choose the words to make the story.
  • Join them.
LO 3.4.1
  • Choose the words to make the story.
  • Join them.
  • Write.
LO 3.4.1
  • Vocabulary Page
  • Keep in your file.
  • Read the words.
LO 1.6.1 LO 3.2.4 LO 3.4.1


Learning Outcome 1: LISTENING: The learner is able to listen for information and enjoyment and respond appropriately and critically in a wider range of situations.

Assessment Standard 1.2: We know this when the learner demonstrates appropriate listening behaviour by listening without interrupting, showing respect for the speaker, and taking turns to speak, and asking questions for clarification;

Assessment Standard 1.3: We know this when the learner listens with enjoyment to short stories, rhymes, poems and songs form a variety of cultures, and shows understanding;

1.3.1 listens for the main idea and important details in the story;

1.3.6 answers open questions about the story;

Assessment Standard 1.6: We know this when the learner develops phonic awareness:

1.6.1 distinguishes between different phonemes, especially at the beginning of words.

Learning Outcome 2: SPEAKING : The learner is able to communicate confidently and effectively in spoken language in a wide range of situations.

Assessment Standard 2.8: We know this when the learner contributes to class and group discussions;

2.8.1 by taking turns, asking questions and showing sensitivity to the rights and feelings of others.

Learning Outcome 3: READING AND VIEWING : The learner is able to read and view for information and enjoyment and respond critically to the aesthetic, cultural and emotional values in texts.

Assessment Standard 3.1: We know this when the learner uses visual clues to make meaning:

3.1.2 uses illustrations to interpret the meaning of stories, and tells a story;

Assessment Standard 3.2: We know this when the learner role-play reading:

3.2.4 uses pictures to construct ideas;

Assessment Standard 3.3: We know this when the learner makes meaning of written text:

3.3.1 reads a story with the teacher and discusses the main idea;

Assessment Standard 3.4: We know this when the learner recognises letters and words and makes meaning of written text:

3.4.1 reads simple written materials (labels, stories, etc.) for different purposes.

Questions & Answers

are nano particles real
Missy Reply
Hello, if I study Physics teacher in bachelor, can I study Nanotechnology in master?
Lale Reply
no can't
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
nanocopper obvius
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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