Letters, list of rules, character descriptions, longer story built around two characters who develop an unlikely friendship
Overview and Outcomes:
This teaching sequence would best be begun with a discussion about friendship. The children would write a complete story about a two seemingly
different characters, which they would write in the third person and use past tense. Use adverbs to sequence and add cohesion, as well as conjunctions to write compound
sentences (but, and).
Synopsis of Text:
Yeti lives alone in a wintery landscape. Well, maybe not quite alone, but no one is brave enough to go near big, scary Yeti. No one apart from Bird, who gets lost on her way south, makes a special friend, and opens up a whole new world for our Yeti.