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PWP- We’re Going on a Bear Hunt hook


On Monday 14th January we started our next Primary Writing book, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. To get the children hooked from the start we had a whole morning linked to the book. When the children came into school there were bear footprints on the floor in the classroom and in the corridor and a bear cave in the classroom. The children began to learn the story and then carried out lots of activities linked to the book. The children got to feel mud, water, pretend snow and grass with their hands. They also went on a bear hunt outside and physically walked through each environment on their hunt (grass, water, mud, large branches-forest, snowstorm) until they finally found a bear in a cave!!! The children had lots of fun and are already reciting the story independently, even after the first morning!!!