Katie finds that it’s not easy to replace icing once you’ve licked it all off the cake.
This book by Stephanie Dagg is aimed at younger pupils. There is a document for the teacher containing suggestions on how to use the book as a cross-curricular resource in the First Class classroom. There are also worksheets for the pupils to complete.
Teacher’s Guide – Ideas for using the book in the classroom (.pdf file 64KB)
Activity Sheet 1 – Comprehension questions based on the front and back covers (.pdf file 42KB)
Activity Sheet 2 – Comprehension questions based on pages 6 – 11 (.pdf file 52KB)
Activity Sheet 3 – Decorate the cake based on pages 11 – 13 (.pdf file 43KB)
Activity Sheet 4 – Comprehension questions based on pages 12 – 19 (.pdf file 43KB)
Activity Sheet 5 – Comprehension questions based on pages 20 – 29 (.pdf file 46KB)
Activity Sheet 6 – Comprehension questions based on pages 30- 44 (.pdf file 44KB)
Activity Sheet 7 – True or False questions based on pages 45 – 54 (.pdf file 48KB)
Activity Sheet 8 – Comprehension questions based on pages 55 – 64 (.pdf file 45KB)
Activity Sheet 9 – Write a letter to Auntie Susan based on pages 55 – 64 (.pdf file 43KB)
Activity Sheet 10 – Write about three main events in the story (.pdf file 43KB)
These resources have been made available to Seomra Ranga with the kind permission of the O’ Brien Press. (www.obrien.ie/) O’ Brien Press retains the copyright of the resources.