The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Wednesday 20 March 2024

The children have been enjoying The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea : Kerr, Judith, Kerr, Judith: Books

Without seeing the book and using a few props, the class predicted what the story might be about.

I predict that…..

someone is having food

they will be drinking tea

a toy tiger will be the main character

this story takes place in a house

an animal has escaped from the zoo

the tablecloth means there will be a meal

After reading the book, the children answered some retrieval  questions.

Retrieval is a reading skill where information is picked out from a text in order to answer questions about it.

Next week, the class will be writing their own narrative. Instead of a tiger that comes to tea, they can change the animal to one of their own choice (perhaps their favourite soft toy).

Finally, to celebrate all their hard work, we will be holding our own ‘mini’ tea party next Thursday morning. The children are invited to bring in their chosen soft toy and drinks and snacks will be provided.