English Reception/Year 1 Spring Information Texts

Winter Days and Nights

Teach the children, then some may enjoy Exploring and Playing while you lead Group Learning.

Night Animals - Owls (suggested as 5 days)

Exploring and Playing

  1. Night owls
  2. Night sky
  3. Owl and mouse stick puppets
  4. Explore the dark!

You Will Need

Essential Texts
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson

Group Reader
The Owl and the Night by Sinead Gaffney

Group Readers

The Owl and the Night

This is a simple story in which the narrative is carried partly by the striking illustrations. The text is kept simple for beginning readers and the children will want to know whether Owl succeeds.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.