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Tous Ensemble, En Chemin Avec Jesus

Traditional Tales

'Jack and the Beanstalk'


Click the picture below to watch and listen to the BBC Teach version of 'Jack and the Beanstalk':




The story is divided into short video clips with accompanying notes for each part.  This should support the children with beginning to understand the structure of familiar stories which in turn will support their own story-telling and story writing.

Look at this picture!  What do you wonder has just happened in the story?  Talk to someone in your family about what you think.


Some questions to think about...

Has the giant seen Jack?

How might Jack feel at this moment?

Would you rather be the giant or Jack?

Would you rather be a giant in a land of humans, or a human in a land of giants?

What/who else lives in the land of the giants?

Why do giants live apart from humans?


Maybe you could write a sentence about this picture, starting with the words 'I can see...' or 'I think...' or 'I wonder...'