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This week we will continue reading our focus text:  ‘The Three Little Pigs’.

Learning Intention:

To write a simple caption

Key words:

  • First
  • Then
  • Finally
  • Wolf
  • Pig
  • Little
  • Sticks
  • Bricks
  • Straw  



Review graphic organiser talking about what happens first, then and finally.


Re-read the part in the story where the wolf huffs and puffs. Encourage children to join in with the repetitive refrain.


Model writing the speech bubble together for the wolf. Say the caption together counting the words then model writing it using the success criteria. ‘I will huff and puff and blow the house down’.



Who are the characters in the story? Refer back to the spider diagram made last week talking about what the characters are like.


Hot seat the characters from the story. Teacher to model being hot seated then children to have a go. Think of what questions we might ask as a group and support a range of questions from children.


  • Why did you blow the pigs houses down?
  • Why do people call you the big bad wolf?
  • Do you have a house?



Read the story ‘The Three Horrid Pigs and the Big Friendly Wolf’.


Discuss what happens in the story and how the story is different to the other story we read. What do you like about this story? Which one do you prefer? Why? How does it change your opinions of the characters?


Support invention of new story using the story ‘The Three Horrid Pigs and the Big Friendly Wolf’. Draw a story map for what happens in the story following children’s ideas. support imagination and guide children’s thinking to create the new story.


Explain to the children they are going to make their own big book of the new version of our story. What can the new title be? 


Model writing a caption for the start of the story:  


ú Say word/caption/sentence: Repeat it. Children to join in with oral rehearsal. Repeat several times. Count words on fingers. 

ú Demonstrate writing the word/caption/sentence 

ú Emphasise: identifying initial phoneme, oral segmenting of words and word spacing 

ú Read writing back and question - Does it make sense? Does it look/ sound right? 


Children to share and celebrate their work with the class. Share their new version of the story with others and praise writing. Use success criteria and discuss what they did well and even better if…

Provision Activities:


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