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Lesson 7


Starter - Literacy target 8

Main - Literacy Targets 4, 5, 7

Think of one more character that the young boy might meet in the forest. It might be another child or an animal. What might they say to one another? Will the young boy end up giving the cake away or will he keep it safe?

Write the next page in the story where the young boy meets the character of your choice.


  • Capital letters and full stops
  • Speech marks
  • Punctuation marks (!, ?, apostrophes for possession and contraction).


You might even want to draw your own illustration to go with your writing.

Modelled Example

Towards the end of the long, windy path I saw a strange figure walking towards me. As I got a closer look I realised that it was a fox who had a long snout, ginger fur and point ears that stood tall.


“Young boy, I wonder if you could help me? I have lost my good friend Ralph the rabbit somewhere in this forest,” the fox whispered sneakily.                                                                                      “Oh no that’s awful! Let me deliver this cake to my grandma and then I will come back and help you,” I replied.                                                                                                                                  “Why don’t I take hold of the basket whilst you help me look?” questioned the sly fox.


For some reason I didn’t trust the fox as he had a smug smile spread across his face, waiting for my reply. I gripped onto the wicker handle of the basket tightly and continued to walk towards the exit of the forest.                                                                                                                    “I will come back and help you,” I shouted as my feet began to pick up the pace.

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