Freeze, Goldilocks is a play which gives a modern twist to the familiar Goldilocks story. The three bears and the police search the bears’ house, looking for the intruder. Features of the Book – Dialogue with stage directions, supported by illustrations that show costume and staging suggestions, – Based on the traditional story of The Three Bears, – Use of humour and a familiar, modern setting to liven up the old story, – Questions to progress the plot, – Specialised and colloquial language – kid, tag, MO, – Contractions – I’d, don’t, you’re, I’ve, that’s, doesn’t, we’ll, it’s, she’s, they’ve, we’d, isn’t. Purpose Freeze, Goldilocks! can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: making connections between children’s experiences and the text; identifying the features of a play; making comparisons between texts; describing a sequence of events.
Themes covered in this book are: Responsibility, Problem Solving, Humour
Reading Level:19-20 (Purple)
Guided Reading Level19-20
Theme/TopicHumour | Problem Solving | Responsibility
Strategy/SkillsComparing and contrasting | Making connections