Year 4 Thursday English – Making predictions using the beginning of a text

Thumbelina story beginning:

There was once a woman who wished very much to have a little child. She went to a fairy and said: “I should so very much like to have a little child. Can you tell me where I can find one?”

“Oh, that’s no problem,” said the fairy. “Here is a seed. It is not like most seeds – plant it into a flowerpot and see what will happen.”

“Thank you,” said the woman and she paid the fairy. Then she went home and planted it…


Yellow and green table:

Your task is to make predictions about what you think will happen using the text to support your prediction. Remember to use your experiences to help you. You will need to give reasons for your thoughts and be clear on what might happen. 

Leave a Reply