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Mrs C Readalouds The Jolly Christmas Postman Janet Ahlberg

Classic Christmas Tale - great inspiration for letter writing

L.O To be able to describe a setting in a story.


I can make inferences





I can use descriptive language to describe a picture.


To be able to describe the setting in story.


Start watching the story and stop at 1:04.


Look at the image from the story on the first page. Using our skills of inference and everything we know about Christmas; what time of year do we think it is. What can we see happening in the picture? Who does Jolly Postman deliver the letter to and how do we know?

Model using the Christmas word mat to write a range of sentences about what they can see happening in the picture. Who is receiving a letter from the Jolly Postman? What could that letter be? Who could it be from