We're Going on a Big Hunt!

Let Michael Rosen's wonderful story take you on an adventure outside

Years: 2

Duration: 120mins

Curriculum Objectives: 6

Subject: English


Resource Overview

Use the well loved story, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, to build confidence in descriptive language. Best introduced in a wonderful sensory environment such as a woodland, shore line or meadow, this lesson will encourage children to broaden their descriptive language and confidence as story tellers and story writers. 


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We're Going on a Big Hunt! Lesson Plan

Go on a real adventure as a class, hunting whatever creature you wish! Will it be a troll, a fairy, a frog or something else?


Curriculum Objectives

  • Gain, maintain and monitor the interest of the listener(s).
  • Select and use appropriate registers for effective communication.
  • Speak audibly and fluently with an increasing command of Standard English.
  • Year 2
    • Develop pleasure in reading, motivation to read, vocabulary and understanding by becoming increasingly familiar with and retelling a wider range of stories, fairy stories and traditional tales
    • Develop pleasure in reading, motivation to read, vocabulary and understanding by discussing the sequence of events in books and how items of information are related
    • Develop pleasure in reading, motivation to read, vocabulary and understanding by recognising simple recurring literary language in stories and poetry