Lost and Found

Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

What is a boy to do when a lost penguin shows up at his door? Find out where it came from, of course, and return it. But the journey to the South Pole is long and difficult in the boy’s rowboat. The boy realizes what he has really left behind.

Main Focus: Sequencing

This is a reading resource that can be used after reading the story. It focuses on sequencing the events in the Lost and Found story.

Your class must read the events and place them into the order in which they happened. For this resource, it would be useful to allow children time to cut out the events so they can edit their work.


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Main Focus: Phonics

This reading resource for Ks1 focuses on phonics.

Your class will read the passage from the story and  try to locate the sounds listed below.

We have included sounds from different phases and a blank copy to give your class the opportunity to choose sounds they know.

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Main Focus: Alphabetical Order

This Year 1 / Year 2 reading resource focuses on alphabetical order and uses an extract from the story.

Your children will place the chosen words or words of their choice into alphabetical order.

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Main Focus: Capital Letters and Full Stops

This resource helps your children identify where to put capital letters and full stops in simple and more complex sentences.

There are eight different worksheets and levels of differentiation so you can choose which suits your Year 1 / Year 2 class.

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Main Focus: Comprehension

After reading the whole book of Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers, your class will answer the questions linked to the book.

There are four different comprehensions to choose from depending on the age and ability of your children.

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Main Focus: Asking Questions

In this activity, your class will develop their skills in asking questions.

Your Ks1 class will read the given answers to write a suitable question.

We have also included an activity that your class have to cut and stick the matching questions and answers.

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Main Focus: Word Class

This resource uses an extract from the passage and involves your children identifying the nouns, verbs and adjectives within the text.

There is also an activity to allow your children to 

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Main Focus: Adjectives

This is a great reading resource to support the Lost and Found book and it focuses on adjectives.

Your class must add in the adjectives to complete the passage. You can choose whether to use the resource with the word bank or without.

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Main Focus: Word Mat & Cloze Activity

This is a useful reading resource for when you are working on recounts. Your class can use some of the key words on the word mat to retell the story.

We have also included a cloze style activity and your class must add in the words or pictures to complete the sentences from the story.

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Main Focus: Vocabulary Extension

In this resource aimed at Year 1 / Year 2 we have focused on some of the vocabulary used in the story.

Your class must place the words into the correct context and then circle the synonyms to ensure they understand the meaning of the new words they have learned. 

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