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Gregory Cool follows a young boy on his visit to his grandparent's house over the summer holidays. Gregory’s grandparents live in Tobago. Greggory finds Tobago very different from home. Tobago is hot and smells different, his nan and grandad's house is small and they don’t have a television. Gregory isn’t feeling good about his summer. Gregory’s cousin, Lennox lives with his grandparents. Lennox is only a year older than Gregory, Lennox is used to Tobago and enjoys everything it has to offer. Eventually, Gregory sees through his initial perceptions and has a wonderful time. All you need for your class to make individual pop-up Christmas cards. Contains a card pro forma; 11 outline pictures to colour in; 11 coloured illustrations and a set of instructions for pupils to follow. I would use this book with EYFS and KS1 children as the illustrations are so luscious and the story is told so wonderfully. With KS1 children I would look at geography and literacy and find Tobago on maps and in relation to where we live. We could also contrast elements of Gregory’s grandparents and Lennox’s lives with our own and discuss the differences e.g. food, drink, games etc... Hello Yellow - 80 Books to Help Children Nurture Good Mental Health and Support With Anxiety and Wellbeing -

Armistice Day: A Collection of Remembrance - Spark Interest and Educate Children about Historical Moments At first Gregory is dismissive of their rural life - the food is strange, the sun too hot, and there are none of the televisions, video games and other gadgets that a cool city-boy takes for granted. But soon he comes to enjoy his new adventures. When he goes to visit his grandparents and his cousin on the island of Tobago, Gregory misses home at first, but as he gets to know both the island ways and his relatives, Gregory begins to enjoy himself Gregory Cool is a fabulous book written by Caroline Binch. It tells the story of a young boy who goes to visit his grandparents in Tobago. Gregory is at first overwhelmed by all the many differences there is between Tobago and his home land. He does not see the beauty in fields and empty beaches but longs for his computer games and familiar food. He furthermore cannot seem to bond with his cousin Lennox who is so happy with the simple things in life.Gregory cool is a story about a young boy from the city who visits his grandparents in Tobago, this book can be used in literacy at key stage 2, as the children can write diary entry's and recounts etc around this story on how Gregory May feel, as he is experiencing a different culture with people that he doesn't really no. Twelve printable spidergrams for extending pupils' vocabulary. Contains some common verbs eg. said, saw, went, got. Some common adjectives eg. good and nice. urn:lcp:gregorycool00caro:epub:600b7dd4-13a5-446c-8ea1-d56d5ab7a05c Extramarc University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (PZ) Foldoutcount 0 Identifier gregorycool00caro Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t8hf0pb3b Invoice 11 Isbn 0803715773 Lccn 93011845 /AC The use of intense bright watercolours helps the reader gain an experience of hot summer weather in the Caribbean as the saturation of the colours red, yellow and blue represent warmth. A contrast was found in the use of light, fainted watercolours in Burningham’s work, ‘Mr Grumpys Outing’. This reflects Doonan’s (1993) point which suggests the use of saturation and tone are often associated with “emotional connotations” (p.31) as the colour of both picturebooks reflects the different atmospheres in the books. Binch’s use of highly saturated colours represents the weather and culture of a different country. An important aspect that adults could convey and engage in conversation with children about is asking what the colours represent. This applies the idea that children’s interaction with picturebooks is influential on their “construction of knowledge about people and the world” (Medoza and Reese, 2001, p.4). This unit contains 4 printable leaflets that provide a model for persuasive texts plus an example of a persuasive video, which includes texts, images and music.

LoveReading4Kids exists because books change lives, and buying books through LoveReading4Kids means you get to change the lives of future generations, with 25% of the cover price donated to schools in need. Join our community to get personalised book suggestions, extracts straight to your inbox, 10% off RRPs, and to change children’s lives. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate 2013-05-20 18:57:32 Boxid IA1127416 Boxid_2 BWB220141218 Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Donor This history homework unit contains 40 printable sheets covering the following 10 history topics: Tudors, Vikings, The Great Fire of London, Famous Victorians, Anglo Saxons, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Homes Now and Then, Toys of the past, and How Toys have changed. Each topic contains 4 sheets each with a differentiated learning objective related to an assessment focus. But inevitably over time he gets used to this world, has some positive experiences and sorts out his differences with Lennox. When Gregory wakes up on his first day in Tobago with his grandparents, his heart sinks. The food is strange, the sun too hot, his cousin Lennox is on another wave length, and there are none of the televisions, video games and other high-tech gadgets that a cool city-boy takes for granted. How will Gregory adjust to the strange culture? And will he learn to enjoy the lifestyle of the Caribbean? About This Edition ISBN:Settings allows you to choose different settings then apply a colour filter to change the mood. You can select characters to add to the setting making this a fantastic resource for discussing and writing about the effect of different settings on characters. You can save, reload and print. This story shows how we might view things in a negative light without trying but once we do it is not as bad as we first thought. Caroline Binch's illustrations for Hue Boy, written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, won the Smarties Prize. She illustrated the bestselling story Amazing Grace and several other Grace stories by Mary Hoffman. Gregory Cool, which Caroline wrote and illustrated, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and her Since Dad Left won the United Kingdom Book Award in 1998. Gregory Cool is a lovely picture book that tells of Gregory's visit to rural Tobago to stay with his grandparents and cousin, none of whom he has previously met. Gregory has just been shipped off by his parents in the UK to spend the summer with his grandparents in Tobago. In this totally different environment in which he is not used to, we learn of the surprises; the sights & sounds; the people he meets along the way and how his feelings change as he gets to know his cousin and grandparents.

Each unit contains all you need for two week units of work: Lesson Plans Y3 to 6 and Y3&4, Y4&5 and Y5&6. Differentiated Non Chronological reports to print. Electronic books which can be edited, saved and reloaded. Independent and guided group activities and much more. After the flight the first illustration in the book of is of Gregory slumped over sitting with his Granny and Grandpa in Tobago. This story is delightful as Gregory learns the difference between the city and the Caribbean and that going away is different but fantastic. It take him a little while to so see that but his cousin Lennox helps him on his way. There is an illustration of the two boys playing together in the sea which is glorious. I cannot imagine how long it took to illustrate this book. or enhancing writing, 12 spidergrams of onomatopoeic words for literacy lessons or cross curricular and creative work: Animal, Bird and Human, Cooking and Eating, Explosive and Impact, Machine and Electronic, Musical, Watery, Transport/movement. Colourful A4 sheets for wall display or laminate for desktop use. Please note this information is for our internal use only, and will not be passed on to any third parties.

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This simple, yet powerful text, provides excellent examples of figurative language used to describe setting. This model is an aid to children when creating detail in the writing of settings Buy from our bookstore and 25% of the cover price will be given to a school of your choice to buy more books. *15% of eBooks. Home > Gregory is just an ordinary boy who goes on holidays to his grandparents in Tobago. At first Gregory does not enjoy the holiday; it’s too hot, the food is very spicy and his bedroom is tiny.

Gregory goes to visit his grandparents in Tobago for the first time. When he gets there, he finds life is very different - it's too hot, the food is strange and there aren't any toys or games - and his cousin Lennox doesn't even seem to mind! Gregory has to learn how to adapt and enjoy his time and become 'Gregory Cool'. When Gregory wakes up on his first day in Tobago with his grandparents, his heart sinks. The food is strange, the sun too hot, his cousin Lennox is on another wave length— There is an outstanding illustration in this book for me of Granny who ‘appeared, carrying a big basket.’ The way the sun dapples her face through the straw hat she is wearing is amazing as is the way she holds the basket.The Rabbit, the Snakes and the River eBook, is a beautifully illustrated electronic book based on the traditional tale of the Muscogee tribe of North America, It has 3 different readability levels and also has voice over. This resource can be used for the traditional tales unit or the stories from other cultures unit.

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