2Remembering Recognise, Describe, Identify, Retrieve, Name… Make a list of the main events of the storyMake a time line of eventsMake a facts chartWrite a list of the pieces of information you can rememberMake a chart showing the events of the storyMake an acrostic poemName all the characters in the storyWhat animals were in the story?
3Understanding Interpret, Exemplify, Summarise, Paraphrase, Explain, Classify, Compare Cut out or draw pictures to show a particular eventIllustrate what you think the main idea may have beenMake a cartoon strip showing the sequence of eventsMake a colouring bookWhat do you think could have happened next?Write and perform a play based on the storyRetell the story in your own wordsWrite a summary report of the eventPrepare a flow chart to illustrate the sequence of eventsExplain why a character acted the way they did
4Applying Implement, carry out, use Take a collection of photographs to demonstrate a particular pointMake up a puzzle gamePaint a familiar scene from the storyWrite a textbook about this topic for otherConstruct a model to show how it worksMake a diorama to illustrate an eventMake a scrapbook about the text readMake a model to include relevant information about an eventMake a story map for part of the story
5Analysing Compare, attribute, organise, deconstruct Make a flow chart to show the critical stagesConstruct a graph to illustrate selected informationMake a family tree showing relationshipsDevise a play about the topicPrepare a report about the area of studyWhich events could not have happened?What do you see as other possible outcomes?What was the turning point of the story?Design a questionnaire to gather informationWrite an advert to sell a new product
6Evaluating Check, critique, judge, hypothesis Is there a better solution to…?Was the main character a good or bad person? Why?List 5 strengths & 5 weaknesses of the main character or plotConduct a debate about an issue from the bookMake a booklet about 5 rules you see as important. Convince othersWhat changes would you make to turn the bad guy into the hero?How would you rate this book and recommend it to others?
7Creating Design, construct, plan, produce Write about your feelings in relation to the storyRewrite the ending of the story changing it from happy to sad or vice versaCompose a song relating to part of the storyRewrite the story, changing the to a fantasy or futuristic settingInvent a machine to do a specific task from the storyCreate a new product based on your story. Give it a name & plan a marketing campaignDesign a CD, book or magazine cover for the story