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February 24th

Top of the Beanstalk

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

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Top of the Beanstalk

Top of the Beanstalk

Question time!

Has the giant seen Jack?

How might Jack feel at this moment?

Would you rather be the giant or Jack?

Would you rather be a giant in a land of humans, or a human in a land of giants?

What/who else lives in the land of the giants?

Why do giants live apart from humans?

Perfect picture!

Can you draw a picture of a room inside the giant’s house? You could draw Jack in the room to put everything into perspective.

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Story starter!

Jack had been climbing for most of the morning. Step after slippery step, he had made his way up to the top of the beanstalk. Several times, when the wind picked up, he had feared he might lose his footing and fall to his death. He had dared to look down on one occasion, seeing that his house was the size of an ant far below.

Now that he had finally reached his goal and clambered up to the land of the giants, Jack had no idea what to do next.

‘FEE, FI, FO, FUM…” a voice as loud as a foghorn boomed out from high above him. Jack took a deep breath...

Sentence challenge!

‘Big’ and ‘small’ are adjectives to describe the giant and Jack. Can you think of synonyms (words that have the same or similar meaning) for ‘big’ and ‘small’?

Can you write a sentence to describe Jack or the giant, using some of your synonyms?

Sick sentences!

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

Jack climbed the beanstalk. The giant stood at the top. Jack was scared. The giant was really big.

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