This poem is about the true love of its central characters and how cruel fate separates them. Love, courage and sacrifice are the major themes of The Highwayman.
The Iron Man Ted Hughes
Starts superbly with a clanking iron giant toppling from a cliff and lying smashed and scattered on the rocks below. Then his various bits get up and search for each other...
I Have a Dream Chapters 7 and 8
I Have A Dream Chapters 5 and 6
I Have A Dream Chapters 3 and 4
Mrs Anderson reading the poem: Long, Lone
I Have A Dream - The Story of Martin Luther King Chapters 1 and 2
Chapter 2 The Brigands
Mrs Stevenson reads The Scarecrow and His Servant by Philip Pullman
One night there was a thunderstorm. A tattered scarecrow stood in the wind and rain, taking no notice...until a bolt of lightening struck his turnip head. The scarecrow blinked with surprise and came to life! So begins the story of the Scarecrow - a tale full of twists and turns, surprises and silliness from one of our best children's writers today.
Mrs Stevenson reads The Listeners by Walter de la Mare and Please Mrs Butler by Allan Ahlberg
Two quite different poems for you to listen to - one which is very mysterious and one which is funny!
La Petite Chenille Qui Fait Des Trous de Eric Carle
Mrs Jordan reads a picture book favourite in FRENCH! Did you guess? Yes - The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Did you recognise any of the vocabulary?
The Owl and the Pussy-cat by Edward Lear
A limerick is a funny poem consisting of 5 lines. Listen to some limericks and have a go at writing your own!
Mrs Stevenson reads Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
The classic story of the adventures of Max in the Land of Wild Things to inspire you to create your own fantasy creature.
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