Teacher Notes

Part A: Bat story

Watch the following story about Bat and find out how he felt to be left out.  Bat story is a folk story that is told in many places around the world.  In this video the story is told by Donna Jacobs Sife.

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As you can imagine all the creatures – animals, birds, insects and reptiles – heard about Bat and the parties he could not go to.  They all had lots to say about it.

Choose a creature that you would like to be.  Imagine that you heard about Bat. What might your thoughts be?  Your task is to draw a picture of the creature you have chosen to be.  Then to write a speech next to the drawing giving your opinion about what happened.