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The Cheerful Cricket

Series:

AlphaKids Plus

Level:

18

Text Type:

Play script

ISBN:

9781741483376

Synopsis:

This is a play about a cricket who sings all summer while other animals collect food for winter. When winter comes, the cricket is looked after by ants who enjoyed his cheerful singing during the warmer weather.

Curriculum link:

Personal, Social, Community Health. Science - Living Things

Key Concepts:

Animals need to prepare for winter during summer months.

Reading Strategies:

Can the child: use the conventions of a play script to work out when it is their turn to read? read their part with an awareness of characterisation? explain the role of the narrator?

Extent:

20

Supporting Materials:

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