We have an absolute treat for you this week, free reading worksheets for parents and teachers alike, as well as lesson plans for an engaging wee book Hattie Peck from the Story Station site which supplies amazing free software for schools.
This book tells the charming tale of a chicken called Hattie Peck, who loves eggs of all shapes and sizes, and she really wants an egg of her own. She leaves the safety of her coop, and goes on an adventure to find all the lost eggs in the world; but what is going to happen when they hatch?
We have 13 activity sheets, and 4 lesson plans for the EYFS and Key Stage 1 curriculum; and all designed to motivate those younger readers.
The activity sheets include:
- Animal babies 1 and 2; pair the parents to their little ones,
- Book review form,
- Making choices, and why we make them,
- Survey worksheet on egg-citing foods,
- A family tree,
- Farm talk discussion sheet,
- Matching farmyard families,
- Writing a news report for Farmyard News,
- Mapping out the story using pictures, and sequencing,
- Drawing and describing Hattie Peck,
- Size ordering eggs, and
- Sequencing the story.
Lesson plans for EYFS and Key Stage 1 include:
- All Families are different,
- Caring for farm animals,
- Choices, and
- Size ordering.
All of these reading worksheets and lesson plans are based on the book, so to be used alongside exploring and reading with the children of course.
This document contains all the information, we do have just the Hattie Peck lesson plans too, if you want there too.
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