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February 21st

Hey Diddle Diddle

Photo : Photo courtesy of Karen Alsop, www.storyart.com

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Hey Diddle Diddle

Hey Diddle Diddle

Question time!

How intelligent do you think animals are?

Are some animals more intelligent than others?

Are humans the most intelligent animals on the planet?

Are all people intelligent?

Can we improve our intelligence?

What are the benefits of being intelligent?

Perfect picture!

Can you create a picture for your own nursery rhyme, where animals do peculiar and amazing things?

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Story starter!

“Hey diddle diddle,

The cat and the fiddle,

The cow jumped over the moon.

The little dog laughed,

To see such sport

And the dish ran away with the spoon.”

Can you write a second verse to this popular nursery rhyme?

Alternatively, could you re-write the first verse as a piece of descriptive writing?

Sentence challenge!

Can you add adjectives and adverbs to the following paragraph?

Hey diddle diddle,

The _____ cat and the ______fiddle,

The _____ , _____ cow jumped _______ over the ______ moon.

The little , ______ dog laughed _______

To see such sport

And the _____, ______ dish ran away with the ______ spoon.

Sick sentences!

These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help?

The cat sat on the bench. She played a fiddle. The moon was in the sky.

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