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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

How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
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 .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
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