Who does the hand in the picture below to?
What is he trying to do?
What/who is it that is locked away?
Read the story starter. How is the animal feeling? How do you know he feels this way?
What will happen if he manages to unlock the door?
What will happen if he doesn’t?
Why might the next few moments define the rest of his life?
Can you draw what is on the other side of the door?
Despite pulling with all his strength, the lock wouldn’t loosen. His heart felt heavy with sorrow, and a forlorn look spread across his face.
His future lay in the balance. What happened in the next few moments could define the rest of his life, define his very existence…
Can you make a list of emotions to describe how the animal is feeling?
Can you start a sentence with one of those feelings?
E.g. Distraught, he tugged with all his strength at the padlock.
These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help?
He held the padlock in his hand. He was sad. He started to cry. He wanted to open the door very badly.