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The Three Wishes

Series:

AlphaKids Plus

Level:

16

Text Type:

Narrative

ISBN:

9781741483277

Synopsis:

This book is a retelling of a traditional tale about a couple who were granted three wishes but frittered them away foolishly.

Curriculum link:

Physical Science & Movement

Key Concepts:

It is about a man and a woman who were given three wishes by a fairy. They couldn’t agree on what to wish for and wasted their wishes by mistake.

Reading Strategies:

Investigating aspects of traditional tales: Once upon a time, use of magic. Gaining meaning from the text and illustrations. Exploring characterisation within the story. Why does the man suggest the woman hide the sausages using a jewelled scarf?

Extent:

16

Supporting Materials:

Lesson Plan