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Spring 1 Traditional Tales

This half term our learning topic is 'Traditional Tales'. We will learn different stories and have a big focus on retelling these stories through Talk 4 Write. We will practise the story and retell them through words and actions, then we will innovate the story and change the character or setting.


We will also have a themed focus on Chinese New Year.


Within this topic we will enquire into: 

  • Characters in a story
  • The setting of a stoy
  • Story telling and story sequencing


Our key questions for this half term are:

  • Who are the characters in the story?
  • Who is your favourite character?
  • What happens next?


Our key texts for this half term are:

  • The Three Little Pigs
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears


Our core rhymes for this half term are:

  • Sleeping bunnies
  • The wheels on the bus 
  • Old McDonald had a farm


Our signs of the week are:

  • Pig
  • Wolf
  • Goldilocks
  • Tiger (Chinese New Year)


Please see our knowledge mat below to see our curriculum overview for this half term.