THEME: The Three Pigs – Who Was Guilty?
Open the Mail
We had a letter sent to us from A. Wolf, who is living in the Jail in the Woods! He wanted us to read two different versions of The Three Little Pigs – the pigs’ version and HIS version. He wrote that if the kids thought it was not his fault, he would be able to get out of jail!
Story: The Three Pigs (by Paul Galdone)
Activity: Sticks and Straw
Oh no! When the wolf blew down the house of sticks and the house of straw, he made a big mess! The kids went around the room to find all of the pieces to put the houses together again!
Story: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (by Jon Scieszka)
Activity: Jury Deliberation
Now that the children heard both sides of the story, they had to choose who they believed: the pig or the wolf. Wouldn’t you know it? It was a hung jury! The wolf goes free for now while the prosecution tries to find additional evidence.
Craft: Three Little Pigs Finger Puppets
The kids made simple finger puppets, similar to these