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Dynamic and engaging crafts, worksheets, games and flashcards to teach English with The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

What is included?

This 185 page Activity Pack contains 14 different resources. Each resource contains several different variations. You can choose the most suitable for the age and level of your young learners, and the skills you want to practise. Every resource helps you include plenty of speaking and listening opportunities for a memorable and fun learning experience.

What will my students learn?

These resources will help your young learners with these language points:

  • size + characters: small billy goat, medium billy goat, big billy goat, troll
  • nature setting language: valley, river, grass, hill, bridge, rocks
  • feelings/opinion: hungry, horrible, ugly
  • description language
  • useful story phrases, e.g., “I’m hungry”; “Who’s that?”; “Who are you?”; “It’s only me”; “I want to (eat grass)”; “Wait!”; “Please, don’t (eat me!)” and more!
  • prepositions of place and movement
  • verb ‘to be’ in present simple

At the same time, they’ll develop their fine motor skills, literacy skills, social skills and develop their understanding of the world.

SEE the Preview for full details of the vocabulary and structures targetted.

Comprehensive Activity Suggestions provide lots of ideas for activities to do before and after, and also give you ideas for interactive ways to conduct the activities for effective language practice.

What are the resources?

The Three Billy Goats Gruff Activity Pack includes:

  • Storytelling cards
Print the cards with text and interactive storytelling guidelines on the back. Language is specifically adapted for 2nd language learners and beginning readers to include repetition of useful phrases. Perfect for a change in dynamics to tell the story in an alternative way.
  • Colouring sheets
There are 3 different sheets to choose from. See the activity suggestions for fun interactive ways to maximise language practice.
  • Mini-books
Differentiate according to abilities in your group by choosing among these four different mini-books. Focus on sequencing, literacy or oral comprehension to create fun books that the kids can take home and re-tell the story to their families and friends.
  • Numbers jigsaws
Choose one of the six options in either a game or craft activity to make an attractive Three Billy Goats jigsaw while practising numbers and sequencing at the same time.
  • Stick puppet theatre
Using these templates, children create stick puppets of the main characters and a mini-theatre setting. Templates are included for a 3D as well as 2D model. Follow the activity suggestions and the theatre script for ways in which to re-enact the story. These would be great in a mini-performance for their families too.
  • Board games
Fun games to practise a variety of skills. Either print and play or print, create and play. See the activity suggestions for great ideas for dynamic language practice.
  • Sort by size sheets
Children develop beginning maths skills at the same time as consolidating key story elements. Follow the suggestions for ways to incorporate more language practice.
  • Story wheel craft
Choose between 4 different versions to create story wheels that are perfect for retelling the story. See the suggestions for games and retelling ideas.
  • Draw and write templates
A range of templates, with and without guidelines for kids to complete any related project.
  • Cut and paste sequencing sheets
Available in two levels of difficulty. Children cut and paste the images in the order of events.
  • Sequencing Cards
Follow the suggestions for games you can play to consolidate key story language and concepts. These also work great in literacy stations and for retelling the story in pairs or groups.
  • Matching Cards
Use these cards to play fun matching and memory games.
  • Mini-cards
Excellent for a range of games and matching tasks. Print multiple sets for pair and small group work.
  • Flash Cards
Use in a variety of ways to introduce and practice new language, develop literacy skills or as visual prompts for language games.

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