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The Giant's Diary

Series:

AlphaKids Plus

Level:

22

Text Type:

Diary

ISBN:

9781741483611

Synopsis:

This book is an innovation on the folk tale ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. In this version the story is told from the point of view of the giant, who is lonely. The giant visits Jack’s house to make friends with Jack and his mother.

Curriculum link:

Physical & Earth Science

Key Concepts:

Impressions can be decieving. Sometimes people who seem fearsome are misunderstood

Reading Strategies:

Exploring the features of a diary. Understanding character motivation.

Extent:

16

Supporting Materials:

Lesson Plan