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The Elf and the Bootmaker Book band: Green This is an interactive retelling of the well-loved fairy tale The Elves and the Shoemaker.

Practising phonics Phase 5 Warm up: Countdown • Write these words on cards: find, gold, crystal, found, new, yawn, share, spread, cheer, cube, those, size, shapes. • Put a timer on for one minute. • Challenge children to read as many words as they can in one minute. New: alternate vowel graphemes to practise in this book: /ear/ ere; /o/ a; /igh/ i-e, i; /ai/ a-e, ay, ey; /e/ ea; /ar/ a; /or/ aw, al; /ow/ ou; /ee/ ea; /oo/ ue, ui, u-e, u; /oa/ o, o-e, /ur/ ir, or, ear; /i/ y; /ear/ eer; /air/; /oi/ oy, are, ere; /ure/ our Review: multi-syllable words: wooden, helping, finish, midnight, morning

• Introduce the new sounds to practise the Phase 5 sounds in this book. • Make sure children are confident reading these sounds. • Use The Elf and the Bootmaker: Resource sheet 1 to add sound buttons and underline digraphs.

Decoding practice • Practise reading the words on the front page of the book.

Children read • Tell children to read the book aloud. Encourage them to sound out the words and explore the pictures. • Listen to children as they read. • When children have finished reading, ask them to turn to pages 22–23 and discuss them with their partner.

After reading Developing fluency

Comprehension

• Read the book aloud and ask children to follow in their books. – Tell children to join in with you as you read. – Hesitate as you read so children can take over reading the next word. • Tell children what you are thinking as you read so they can see how you make links between the words and the story. • Choose a couple of pages to do a ‘rehearsed read’ with children. Show them how to look ahead at the punctuation so they can see questions and exclamations coming up in the text and think about what intonation they want to use. • Ask children to practise reading with expression to a partner. Tell them you are looking forward to hearing them read the pages they have rehearsed.

• Ask children to talk to their partner about the story. Do they know the original fairy tale? How are the stories similar/different? Take feedback. • Ensure children understand the chronology of the story. Use The Elf and the Bootmaker: Resource sheet 2 to retell the story together. • Ask children to use The Elf and the Bootmaker: Resource sheet 2 to retell the story with their partner. Tell them they can write notes on the story map if they wish.

Extending vocabulary • Ask children to look at the elf on page 16. How would they describe her clothes? Take feedback. Use children’s suggestions to build noun phrases, for example: grubby, falling-apart rags; worn, uncomfortable clothes. • Repeat for the picture of the elf in her new clothes on page 20. • Ask children to describe the elf’s clothes on The Elf and the Bootmaker: Resource sheet 2.

Reading for pleasure See page 138 for a list of suggested books.

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The Elf and the Bootmaker: Resource sheet 1 Phonic focus: Alternate vowel sounds

Name: Read the phrase. Circle the new grapheme.

/oa/ o-e See them explode! lode woke bone stone pole /oi/ oy

destroy the joy enjoy boy annoy royal

/ur/ or

worst work ever world word work worm

/ur/ ear search for a pearl earth learn heard earn /air/ ere He is everywhere and nowhere. there where somewhere everywhere /ear/ ere Do not interfere here! here severe interfere adhere /ear/ eer peer at the deer steer sneer jeer cheer /oo/ ui

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The Elf and the Bootmaker: Resource sheet 2 Comprehension (Retelling) and Vocabulary

Name: Retell the story.

Describe what the elf wore.

At first the elf wore Then the elf wore 74

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