The Way Home for Wolf

The Way Home for Wolf

Stubborn wolf cub Wilf doesn’t want help from anyone. Not from his friends or his family. Whatever it is, he can do it all by himself. But when Wilf finds himself lost and alone in the chill of the Arctic night, he discovers something important: sometimes we all need the helping hand of a friend.

Main Focus: Rhyming Words

This activity focuses on the beginning of The Way Home for Wolf and rhyming words.

Your KS1 class will read through the passages and identify the rhyming words by colouring them the same colour or writing them below the text.

Once the activity is complete, you can highlight how words can rhyming because of the sound at the even rather than the spelling. E.g. Moon and Tune.

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Main Focus: Contractions

This activity involves your KS1 class reading the sentences and then deciding if they can replace any two words with a contraction.

We have differentiated this activity to cater for Year 1 and Year 2.

Contractions included: 

I’m           they’d              let’s          you’re      he’d          it’s       who’s       we’re

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Main Focus: Sequencing

This is a sequencing activity linked to the story.

Your class will read the events from the story and place them into chronological order.

We have differentiated this resource a number of ways and you can ask your class to cut the events out so they can order and reorder should they need to.

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Main Focus: Adjectives

This resource focuses on adjectives. Your class will identify the adjectives in the sentences and then add the adjectives to complete the sentences.

This resource has four different sheets so you can choose which best suits your class.

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Main Focus: Vocabulary Extension

This activity focuses on the vocabulary used in The Way Home for Work by Rachel Bright and Jim Field.

You can choose from the different activities we have included in this resource. You can focus on words and definitions or placing the words into the context of the story.

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Main Focus: True or False?

In this activity, your KS1 class will read the statements about the book and decide whether they are true or false.

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Main Focus: Comprehension

This is a comprehension aimed at Year 1 and Year 2 that focuses on The Way Home For Wolf.

We have differentiated this resources a number of ways to cater and challenge KS1. We have also included a multiple choice comprehension. Some of these may have more than one answer that your class need to circle, so make them aware of that before starting the multiple choice comprehension.

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Main Focus: Phonics

This is a phonics resource that focuses on the beginning of the story. Your class will try to find sounds from phase 3, phase 4 and phase 5.

We have also included a few blank resources that your Year 1 / Year 2 class can choose their own sounds to focus on.

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Main Focus: Making Sentences

This activity challenges your class to create sentences by rearranging the words. 

Your class can cut out the words and rearrange them or they can write sentences in the correct order.

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Main Focus: Punctuation

In this activity, your KS1 class will focus on adding punctuation to the sentences from the book.

We have differentiated the resource for Year 1 and Year 2, so you can choose which best suits your class.

Your class will focus on: capital letters, commas for lists, exclamation marks and full stops. The easier resource focuses on capital letters and full stops only, it has fewer sentences to focus on and the places that require capital letters or full stops have been identified. 

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