Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Fairy Tales in Space

As part of this term's reading programme we have been working in small groups of four children to compose some Space stories. Each group had to pick a traditional tale that we had read last term, and then write a similar story set in Space!!! The children shared their ideas and took it in turns to scribe them in some big books. Then they drew some illustrations to go with their writing. The final step was recording their stories and remembering to use clear voices. We hope you enjoy listening to our work!


This group based their story on "Cinderella." What differences and similarities can you find?

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Jack and the Hairy Alien Ogre

Can you guess which famous story this was inspired by? "Jack and the Beanstalk" of course!!!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Spacebow Bird

This story was inspired by the Australian traditional tale "Rainbow Bird."

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Space Rabbit

Last term we read a North American traditional tale called "How Rabbit stole the Fire." This group decided to write a story which had a rabbit as the main character, and the poor rabbit had had its jewellery stolen by some aliens....

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

This story is of course based on the well known tale "The Three Billy Goats Gruff," but it is set in Space!