Presentation on theme: "Iceland’s Story of Búkolla (The Magic Cow)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Iceland’s Story of Búkolla (The Magic Cow) Children who are 6/7 and 4/5 years old read your story:>The first class found the story funny and the sound effects made them laugh! They thought the story included a cow, a mountain climber, a giant, a fairy, water, fire and thunder. They watched it a few times to try and understand it.The children first thought the cow was putting out the fire with her udder. Later, we realised how she helped to put out the fire by drinking up the water. One child was certain that the noise was a woodpecker, but the other children thought it was thunder. Thank you for sharing your story with us. We enjoyed it!>The second class thought it was about an Old lady who had a toothbrush and was wearing her pyjamas. She sees a cow on the mountain. The woman moos loudly because it is very cold! A giant comes and cow uses pixie dust magic. The water comes and the cow drinks it. Two giants come back and the cow makes fire come with magic. Then magic thunder comes. The giant isn’t happy so he goes away.We liked the cow mooing loudly. We liked the giant because of his big stomps.We learnt that giants are big and tall and don’t like loud noises!Iceland’s Story of Búkolla (The Magic Cow)
2 Sweden’s Story of The Little Old Woman Children who are 4/5 and 5/6 years old read your story.>The first class watched the story and thought it was very funny when the cat ran away, but some children thought that it might have been a wolf tricking her.Some of the comments we got were:She was sad and crying (the old lady) because the wolf drank her waterThe cat ran upstairs and he was going home to his real houseIt was a funny story and it was funny when the wolf drank the waterIs she a muslim? Because she got a (head)dress and glassesI was scared because it was frightening.>The second class thought that the story was about an old woman who lives on a farm. She is really old. The woman has no milk so she wakes up her cow. She gets milk from her cow and then she goes to the shop to get some food to have with the milk. When she is at the shop the cat drinks the milk. But then the old woman comes back and shouts at and chases the cat. The cat is scared and climbs up a tree. The old woman feels sad and says sorry to the cat.The story taught us to share and not get angry. When we read the written story we found out more information, that they were very, very small.Sweden’s Story of The Little Old Woman
3 Spain’s story of El Cargol i l'herbeta de poniol The children who are 5 and 6 years old read this story.The children really liked the music, costumes and the acting and they laughed a lot while they watched it.They thought that it was about a snail who woke up with a tummy ache. So the snail went to see the doctor who told him to find a special plant. The snail had to look in a lot of places to find the plant. When he did find it he couldn’t pull it out. The snail kept finding more and more friends to help him to pull but they could pull it out. When there were lots of animal friends the plant did come out and all of the animals fell over. The snail said “thank you” and then went without the plant because his tummy ache had gone so his friends were angry!Spain’s story of El Cargol i l'herbeta de poniol
4 Greece’s story of The Hare and the Tortoise The children who are 5/6 read this story.The children knew the story from the title as it is also popular in England.The children enjoyed seeing the children in Greece. They thought that the pictures of their drawing and their acting was nice.The children thought the story was about a fast hare who thought he was the best and a tortoise who kept on trying. The hare raced the tortoise, but he was so far ahead he had a sleep. When he was asleep the tortoise went past him and won the race.We learnt that you should not think you are better than someone and that you should always try your best.Greece’s story of The Hare and the Tortoise
5 Cyprus’ story of The fox and the shoemaker The children who are 4/5 and 6/7 read your story.>The first class said they liked the story, though they had trouble explaining what it was about. They all knew it was about a fox and some grapes. “The fox ate all the grapes and he made a house for the dragons.” “The fox said hide!” “I like this story because the fox hid the dragons.” “I know what it’s called, The fox and the shoemaker.” “I like the dragons.”>The second class were asked. Question: Did you like the story? Answer: 'Yes, I really liked it because of the nice pictures‘ 'Yes, it made me feel excited to see what would happen next'Q: What did you think the story is about? A: 'I thought it was about a fox being really kind and helping the man‘ 'I thought the story was about the king trying to find a man to marry his daughter'Q: Who was your favourite character? A:'I like the fox because he was kind‘ 'I like the king because he lives in a palace'Q: What did you learn from this story? A: 'I learnt that the fox is very cleverCyprus’ story of The fox and the shoemaker
6 Italy’s story of The Little Rainmaker The children who are 5/6 years old read this story.The class said, the woman was walking through the clouds and is trying to save the world. She’s doing that because the sunshine is hurting her. Other children thought she is flying above the clouds.As a whole, the class thought she was eating her lunch and was trying to cut an orange. Then the rain came as she washes her hands. Later the wind was blowing the people. When she goes to sleep it rains and the storm clouds come with lighting.The old woman has a dream. But then when she wakes up there is a big sun and the sun was bigger than before. She thought she was a hero.Italy’s story of The Little Rainmaker
7 Portugal’s story of Who wants to marry Carochinha? The children who are 5/6 and 6/7 years old read this story>The first class thought it was about a girl doing the housework. She was very upset and began to cry. But then she found a necklace and she was curious. The girl put on the necklace and all of a sudden she was happy. Lots of animals came to visit her. They arrived and she sent them away each time. However when a mouse came she said “yes” to him. We think she is choosing a best friend. The other animals all go away and eat food together.>The second class said:“The princess has load of pets and she doesn’t know doesn’t know which one she really like.”“I think the story is about the dog and the mum.”“I think it’s like beauty and the beast”Portugal’s story of Who wants to marry Carochinha?