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The Gruffalo




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1. You're going to listen to a wonderful story called
"The Gruffalo" written by Julia Donaldson.
But first take a look at this little pictionary.
The elephant has long tusks
She has a wart on her nose
rocks
Hehas long prickles
a tongue
What big jaws!
take a stroll
a piece of applecrumble
What a funny creature!
He has knobbly knees
The panther has sharp claws
a pile oflogs
scrambled eggs and sausages for breakfast
The snake is sliding
We have 5 toes on each foot
poisonous mushrooms
Histummy is big
roasted turkey
The snake is hiding and coming out again
We are having a feast
2. Let's listen to the story!
3. Read the first 4 parts of the story and choose the right words.
1. Start here
A mouse took a stroll the deep dark wood.

A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.

"Where to, little brown mouse?

Come and have lunch in my house."

"It's terribly of you, Fox, but no

I'm going to have lunch with a gruffalo."

"A gruffalo? a gruffalo?"

"A gruffalo! Why, didn't you know?

He has terrible , and terrible claws,

And terrible teeth in his terrible ."

"Where are you meeting him?"

"Here, by rocks,

And his favourite food is roasted fox."

"Roasted fox! I'm !" Fox said.

"Goodbye, little mouse," and away he sped.

"Silly old Fox! he know,

There's no such thing as a gruffalo?"

2. Go on

On went the mouse through the dark wood.

An owl saw the mouse, and the mouse looked good.

"Where are you going to, little brown mouse?

Come and in my treetop house."

"It's frightfully nice of you, Owl, but no

to have tea with a gruffalo."

"A gruffalo? What's a gruffalo?"

"A gruffalo! Why, didn't you know?

He has knobbly , and turned-out ,

And a poisonous wart at the end of his nose."

"Where are you him?"

"Here, by this stream,

And his favourite food owl ice cream."

"Owl ice cream? Too-whit! Too-whoo!"

"Goodbye, little mouse," and away Owl .

"Silly old Owl! Doesn't he know,

There's as a gruffalo?"

3. Here's the next part :-)
On went the mouse through the deep dark wood.

saw the mouse, and the mouse looked good.

"Where are you going to, little brown mouse?

Come for a in my log-pile house."

"It's wonderfully good of you, Snake, but no

a feast with a gruffalo."

"A gruffalo? What's a gruffalo?"

"A gruffalo! Why, didn't you know?

His eyes are orange, his is black;

He has prickles all over his back."

"Where are you meeting him?"

"Here, this lake,

And his favourite food is scrambled snake."

"Scrambled snake? It's time I hid!"

"Goodbye, little mouse," and away Snake .

"Silly old Snake! Doesn't he know,

There's no such thing as a gruffal...

...OH!"

4.This way, please!
But who is this with terrible claws

And terrible teeth in his terrible jaws?

He has knees, and turned-out toes,

And a poisonous wart at the of his nose.

His eyes are orange, his tongue is black;

He has purple prickles his back.

"Oh help! Oh no!

It's a gruffalo!"

"My favourite food!" the Gruffalo said.

"You'll good on a slice of bread!"

"Good?" said the mouse. "Don't call me good!

I'm the creature in this wood.

Just walk behind me and soon you'll see,

Everyone is of me."

"All right!," said the Gruffalo, bursting with .

"You go ahead and I'll follow after."

4. Number the scattered sentences (1-8) according to their order in the story.The first one is done for you.

A
"Oh crumbs!" he said, "Goodbye, little mouse!"
1 They walked and walked till the Gruffalo said,
"It's Snake," said the mouse. "Why, Snake hello!"
"You see?" said the mouse. "I told you so."
"I hear a hiss in the leaves ahead."
And off he slid to his log-pile house.
Snake took one look at the Gruffalo.
"Amazing!" said the Gruffalo.
B
Owl took one look at the Gruffalo.
"Astounding!" said the Gruffalo.
They walked some more till the Gruffalo said,
"You see?" said the mouse. "I told you so."

"It's Owl," said the mouse. "Why, Owl, hello!"

"Oh dear!" he said, "Goodbye, little mouse!"

"I hear a hoot in the trees ahead."

And off he flew to his treetop house.

C

"Well, Gruffalo," said the mouse.

"I can hear feet on the path ahead."

Fox took one look at the Gruffalo.

They walked some more till the Gruffalo said,

"Oh help!" he said, "Goodbye, little mouse!"

"It's Fox," said the mouse. "Why, Fox, hello!"

And off he ran to his underground house.

"You see? Everyone is afraid of me!

D

My favourite food is gruffalo crumble!"

All was quiet in the deep dark wood.

"Gruffalo crumble!" the Gruffalo said,

But now my tummy's beginning to rumble.

And quick as the wind he turned and fled.

The mouse found a nut and the nut was good.