George the Giant enjoyed singing. Unfortunately the people in the village didn’t enjoy listening to him, so one day they asked him to stop. Then the babies of the village started to cry and wouldn’t stop.
Illustrated by Jonathan Langley
Genre: A fictional tale with a traditional character, but modern setting and language.
Strand 5: Recognize and use alternative ways of spelling the phonemes already taught, for example, that the grapheme ‘g’ is pronounced differently in ‘George’ and ‘garden’.
Strand 7: Identify the main events and characters in stories.