The Antlered Ship

The Antlered Ship

An inquisitive fox sets off on a seafaring voyage with a crew of deer and pigeons in this enchanting tale of friendship and adventure.

Main Focus: Word Mat & Cloze Activity

This is a useful KS1 reading resource that can be used as a reference point for your class when writing a recount or an adventure story based on The Antlered Ship. 

You class can also complete the cloze activity by filling in the missing spaces to complete the sentences using the word mat.

We have also include a resource for Year 1 and the children can choose  pictures to complete the sentences.

Unlock Resource

Main Focus: Alphabetical Order

This Year 1 / Year 2 resource involves your class reading the passage and placing the chosen words into alphabetical order.

This whole class reading resource has been differentiated for different degrees of difficulty.

Unlock Resource

Main Focus: Capital Letters and Full Stops

In this reading resource for KS1, your class will punctuate the sentences by adding in the capital letters and full stops.

Unlock Resource

Main Focus: Phonics

This Year 1 / Year 2 resource is to help your class with sound spotting within context and focuses on phonics.

You will choose the phonics phase best suited to your class, they will read the passage and try to locate the sounds within words.

Unlock Resource

Main Focus: Comprehension

This KS1 comprehension resource can be completed once the book is fully read and a lot of discussion work taken place.

Your Year 1 / Year 2 class will answer mainly retrieval questions linked to the story. We have differentiated it four ways so you can choose which best suits your class.

Unlock Resource

Main Focus: Adjectives

In this activity for Year 1 / Year 2, your class will add in the adjectives to complete the passage.

Unlock Resource

Main Focus: Story Sequencing

In this activity of the book The Antlered Ship, your KS1 class will sequence the events in chronological order.

We have differentiated this task to cater for both Year 1 and Year 2 classes.

Unlock Resource

Main Focus: Word Class

In this activity your class will identify nouns,  verbs and adjectives from the passage and place them into categories.

Unlock Resource

Main Focus: Questions

This resource allows your class to work on their questioning skills. 

First your class will read the answers given and then use the information to formulate a question for each answer.

We have differentiated this and have also include a questions and answer matching page for your class to cut out and stick.

Unlock Resource

Main Focus: Vocabulary Extension

We have created a resource that encourages your class to improve their vocabulary and understanding on words.

Your class must add in the words to complete the sentences, then look at synonyms for the word. They could then write the words in a new context.

Unlock Resource