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Lesson 1

LO:  I can make inferences about a picture

Before reading the story, use the illustration of Gregory sitting between his grandparents. (Don’t tell them anything about the story).  Look at the picture

What can you see? What do you think about it?

Who are the people?  What are their relationships with each other? What are they doing? What are they thinking and feeling? Discuss their responses

Repeat the activity using the front cover.


Ask them to note down their ideas

Remember to:

Discuss what you can see

Say who the people are

What is their relationship to each other?

Say what they look like

Say what they are thinking about?