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This week we would like you to story map the story of The Snail and the Whale.

If you don’t have the book at home, just watch the BBC iPlayer version by clicking the link below.


  • Draw a picture and write a sentence to show something that happens at the beginning, middle and end of the story.
  • Remember to count the sounds in your words before you write them.
  • Remember to use the digraphs and trigraphs you know to record your sounds.


Challenge: Can you use some describing words and story language in your writing e.g. long, speedy, clever, once upon a time.


Please send us a picture of your story map and writing by the end of the week to


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