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The Gingerbread Man
THE GINGERBREAD MAN
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In this reader you will find: – Games and language activities – Picture dictionary pages – A Make it project – A Let’s act! section – A Video Multi-Rom with songs
Tags Adventure Moral of the story Is it OK to trust everyone? Stage 1
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Read about the Gingerbread Man as he runs away from an old woman, an old man, a cow and a horse. No one can catch him! But then he meets a fox... Who is more clever? The fox or the Gingerbread Man?
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SYLLABUS Vocabulary areas Food and cooking The rooms in the house Parts of the body Actions
The Gingerbread Man Adaptation and activities by Lisa Suett Illustrated by Valeria Valenza
Young ELI Readers
Stage 1 Anonymous, Aladdin and the Magic Lamp D. Guillemant, Hooray for the Holidays D. Guillemant, Sophie’s Dream J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Monkey J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Yellow String J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Pirate J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Ball J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Viking Children
Stage 1 Little Red Riding Hood Aesop, The Ant and the Grasshopper
ELI Readers Founder and Series Editors Paola Accattoli, Grazia Ancillani, Daniele Garbuglia (Art Director) Graphic Design Airone Comunicazione – Sergio Elisei Design Department Airone Comunicazione Production Manager Francesco Capitano Typeset in 16 / 20 pt Monotype Plantin Schoolbook © 2019 ELI s.r.l. P.O. Box 6 - 62019 Recanati MC - Italy T +39 071750701 - F +39 071977851 firstname.lastname@example.org www.elionline.com Printed in Italy by Tecnostampa – Pigini Group Printing Division Loreto, Trevi – ERY233.01 ISBN 978-88-536-2618-9 First edition March 2019
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Grammar and structures Present simple Present continuous (not with future reference) conjunctions: because, and Verb + ing Verb + infinitive Can / Can’t for ability Comparative and superlative adverbs Have (got) for possession
Stage 2 L.F. Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz J. Cadwallader, PB3 and Coco the Clown J. Cadwallader, PB3 and the Vegetables J. Cadwallader, PB3 and the Jacket J. Cadwallader, PB3 and the Helping Hands J. Cadwallader, PB3 Recycles O. Wilde, The Selfish Giant J. Cadwallader, PB3 and the Fish Stage 3 O. Wilde, The Canterville Ghost J. Cadwallader, Uncle Jack in the Amazon Rainforest J. Cadwallader, Uncle Jack and the Meerkats J. Cadwallader, Uncle Jack and the Emperor Penguins J. Cadwallader, Uncle Jack and the Bakonzi Tree J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan Stage 4 J. London, White Fang J. Cadwallader, Harry and the Sports Competition J. Cadwallader, Harry and an Electrical Problem J. Cadwallader, Harry and the Crown J. Cadwallader, Harry and the Egyptian Tomb P. Bellini, The Secret Passage L. Carroll, Alice in Wonderland R. Kipling, The Jungle Book Anonymous, Robin Hood M. Twain, The Prince and the Pauper
Stage 2 The Bremen Town Musicians Aesop, The Fox and the Grapes Aesop, The Hare and the Tortoise Stage 3 Cinderella Aesop, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Stage 4 Hansel and Gretel Aesop, The Wind and the Sun
Real Lives Stage 4 J. Cadwallader, Nyangoma’s Story W. Suarez - P. Trevisanato, My Bolivia! R. Panuzzo, Juanita and her Alpaca ActionAid, My Name is Ça Depend Claudia Catitti, Music in Florence Silvana Sardi, Visit Saint Petersburg with Me! Anna Tarsetti, Discover Sri Lanka with Us! Toros Öztürk, Doruk’s Cats
The Gingerbread Man Retold and activities by Lisa Suett Illustrated by Valeria Valenza
Before you read 1 Look and write the words below the pictures. old woman • cottage • (to) catch • old man oven • gingerbread man • cow • across horse • fox • river 1
2 Can you make a gingerbread man? Match the verbs to the pictures. 1 2 3
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n old woman and an old man live in a cottage. The old woman is in the kitchen. Sheâ€™s making a gingerbread man.
What do you need to make a gingerbread man? Look and tick. butter apples 4
The gingerbread man has got a head. He’s got two eyes. He’s got a nose and a mouth. He’s got arms and legs.
The old woman puts the gingerbread man in the oven. But soon she hears: ‘Help! Help! Open the door!’
Help! Help! Open the door!
The old woman opens the oven door. The gingerbread man jumps out and runs across the kitchen. He runs across the living room… the bedroom... and the bathroom. The old man can’t catch him.
1 ______________ 2 ______________
Write the names of the rooms. kitchen • bedroom • bathroom • living room 7
Activities – Play time 1 Put the story in the correct order. a
1 The old woman makes a gingerbread man. 2 The gingerbread man says ‘Help! Open the door!’ 3 The old woman and the old man run after the gingerbread man. 4 A cow wants to eat the gingerbread man. 5 A horse wants to eat the gingerbread man. 6 A clever fox tricks the gingerbread man! 28
2 Find the actions in the wordsearch. Then use the other letters to find the hidden sentence. T
__ __ __ __ __ __
__ __ __ __ __ __ __.
3 True or false?
T F 1 The old woman makes a gingerbread girl. 2 The old woman and the old man are hungry. 3 The gingerbread man walks slowly. 4 The cow says â€˜I want to eat you.â€™ 5 Next he meets a sheep. 6 The horse wants to eat the gingerbread man. 7 The gingerbread man can swim. 8 A fish eats the gingerbread man. 29