History Make a timeline showing the events in the story. Encourage them to think of poisonous plants, snakes, and insects, as well as liquids. These could be written around pictures of them.
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Write a set of instructions to teach someone how to make their own marvellous medicine? In the story it has magical effects, but in real life the medicine would hurt whoever drank it. Think of vocabulary to describe the medicine. Once they have written their stories, ask your students if they would like to volunteer to read their stories aloud.
PSHE Think about the feelings of each character George, his mum, his dad, his grandma, the animals as the story progresses and what they think by the end. Garnish with orange slices stuck with cloves. Think about medicines that the children are familiar with.
Science Look at different types of materials Who has had the all-time best baby-sitters… And whose baby-sitters have been the all-time worst? Ask children to think of more examples of alliteration Marvellous Medicine, Grumpy Grandma Encourage your students to write about their own funny or interesting experiences with baby-sitters.
English Write a character profile for George and his grandma.An updated Y3/Y4 Literacy scheme of work and activities for each chapter of George's Marvellous Medicine to match the changes to the learning expectations of the new National Curriculum.
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George's Marvellous Medicine Primary tabs. View (active tab) Followers; After each chapter there are comprehension/language awareness activities. It can be used in a number of ways: at home prior to class in preparation for reading the original version in the lesson- homework: extra reading practice - to be worked through with specialist.
Word Mat to Support Teaching on George's Marvellous Medicine This simple word mat features key vocabulary to support teaching of George's Marvellous Medicine. A great resource to keep on hand as a prompt and spelling reference during independent writing tasks and other activities.
12 extension activities designed to test students' knowledge of the novel, their ability to see events from more than one viewpoint and their ability to write in different styles/formats.
This is a bundle of 12 assignments / prompts based on George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl. Extended Writing Activity Ask your students to rewrite the story as Grandma's Marvelous Medicine. This time, Grandma is the narrator, and even though the important events will stay the same, it will certainly be a different story.
George’s Marvellous Medicine lesson plans. Get your class to create recipes for their own perilous potions in these marvellous YPO lesson plans which include PSHE and Literacy Objectives on the power of words, exciting writing and mixed feelings.Download