Giganotosaurus by Jonny Duddle
All young dinosaurs are warned about the scary Gigantosaurus so Bonehead volunteers to be the dino-kids lookout. Unfortunately, he is the original boy-dinosaur who cried wolf, or in this case, GIGANTOSAURUS! Finally, Bonehead’s friends refuse to believe his warnings and the Gigantosaurus really turns up!
We have created this PowerPoint presentation of 21 slides linked to Gigantosaurus which covers the full story with teaching notes and explores a range of factual elements about the story as well as whole class activities.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Adjectives
This activity focuses on adding adjectives to complete the sentences and passages.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Story Sequencing
In this activity, your Ks1 class will cut out the passages and order the events into chronological order.
This activity helps your Year 1 class understand and process the information behind the words they are reading.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Phonics
This resource focuses on phonics and is linked the the Gigantosaurus book.
Your class will try to find the sounds listed within the passage.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Word Mat & Cloze Activity
This resource is a word mat and a cloze activity linked to the Giganotosaurus book.
Your class must complete the sentences by adding in the words or the pictures to complete the sentences.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Making Sentences
In this resource, your class will cut out the words to make sentences from the story.
We have differentiated the resource so you can choose which best suits your Year 1 class.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Vocabulary Extension
This is a resource that explores some of the vocabulary used in the story.
Your class must add in the words or circle the words to complete the sentences.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Capital Letters and Full Stops
This resource focuses on punctuation.
Your class must punctuate the sentences by adding in the capital letters and full stops.
The resource have been differentiated 6 ways so have a look to see which one would suit your Year 1 children bestUnlock Resource
Main Focus: Comprehension
This is a comprehension which covers the full story of the Gigantosaurus.
Your class must use the information from the story to answer the questions.
Again, this activity has been differentiated to suit different levels of understanding.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Non-Fiction
This resource explores some factual information about dinosaurs.
The resource provides information on T-Rex, Triceratops, Brachiosaurus and Diplodocus.Unlock Resource