The Pebble in my Pocket
The Pebble in my Pocket
A pebble doesn’t look like much–until you know where it’s been
A fascinating history of the earth takes readers on a scientific adventure through time and across the globe, all by following a single pebble over millions of years. A lively text and striking illustrations provide a revelatory account of the planet’s dramatic formation.
Main Focus: Vocabulary Extension
This is a vocabulary activities aimed at Year 3 / Year 4 classes.
Your children will read the new words in the context of the new story, explore the meanings and then apply them to a new context.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Prefixes and Suffixes
This is a prefix and suffix resource aimed at Year 3 and Year 4 and is linked to The Pebble in my Pocket book.
Your class will categorise the different ‘ing’ words and then explore some widely used words and determine their prefix.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Past and Present Tense
This activity aimed at lower KS2 focuses on past and present tense.
We have created a few different variations of this activity so you can choose which best suits your Year 3 / Year 4 class.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Non-Fiction - Volcanoes
This non fiction resource provides your Year 3 / Year 4 class with some information regarding volcanoes.
It also explores some of the world’s most well known volcanoes.
This can be used as a reading comprehension or for your class to gather information from to present to the class as a group presentation.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Comprehension (First Half of the Story)
This is a comprehension linked to the first half of The Pebble in my Pocket book.
Your class will use their knowledge and understanding to answer a range of questions.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Comprehension (Second Half of the Story)
This comprehension is linked to the second half of The Pebble in my Pocket story and is aimed at Year 3 and Year 4.
This resource encourages your class to reflect on key facts and information, answer retrieval questions and also distinguish between some literary tools such as similes, personification etc.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Contractions
In this activity your class will read the sentences and create contractions where possible.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Fronted Adverbials
This is a fronted adverbial activity linked to the book The Pebble in my Pocket and is aimed at Year 3 and Year 4.
Your class must either identify or add in the fronted adverbials in the passage.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Word Class
This is a word class resource that encourages your KS2 kids to read the passage and then classify the words into nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs.Unlock Resource