Without showing the children any of the book, including the cover, or sharing the title, read aloud the first sentence.
Noi lived with his dad and six cats by the sea.
Draw what you see in your mind’s eye to illustrate this sentence. Re-read as many times as you need to be able to visualise the characters in the scene.
Label your picture or write a sentence to describe the scene.
What is the weather like?
What type of beach is it?
What is the sea like?
Look at the illustration in the book and compare it to what you have drawn.
What is half? Have a look at the PowerPoint below to see some real life halves.
Can you create some halves? -cut a piece of fruit in half, fold a piece of paper in half, half fill a glass… What other halves can you create? Send me your photos!